In this video, ducks hungrily devour peas, then human fingers, offering the viewer a sense of "what it feels like to be attacked by hungry ducks." Read the rest
Three energetic ducklings standing on top of a capybara who is just trying to take a bath. Read the rest
This quacked me up.
The Canal & River Trust painted the markings on towpaths in London, and other large cities, to remind us we share the space with nature: "It just wouldn’t be possible to paint lanes on the towpath for all our different visitors," an organizer told Quartz, "so we thought the ducks could have one instead." Read the rest
The giggling child makes it even cuter.
Peregrine falcons specialize in eating other birds. Sometimes they even prey on birds larger than themselves. With dive speeds of over 200 mph, it wouldn't be a pleasant experience to get hit by one of these aerial predators, and the pintail ducks in the video seem to agree. [Video Link] Read the rest
An enormous inflatable duck floats on the Allegheny River in Pittsburgh on Sept 27, 2013. Created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, the 40 ft duck kicked off the Pittsburgh Arts Festival and will spend its first evening under the 6th street bridge. Last seen deflated in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor, the latest duck sibling will be moored at Point State Park for three weeks. Photo: Heather Beschizza Read the rest
What if children's television reflected the fact that real duck life has more in common with, say, Oz, than Duck Tales? It would probably look a lot like this.
May be NSFW.
Noted. Read the rest