duckling


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duckling

a young duck
References in classic literature ?
'Just the same answer,' muttered the witch; 'I think I'll go in and see.' So she opened the door gently, and seeing the two little ducklings sound asleep, she there and then killed them.
And it was brought to her; and the ducklings and little drake were sprinkled with the water, and from the little dead bodies three lovely children arose.
Nathaniel said his first duckling rescue made him very happy.
POLICE have commended two teenagers in Holmfirth after they rescued a duckling from a sewer pipe.
It was an unbelievable moment for a teenager when he was able to hatch a duckling from an egg bought from Waitrose.
'Even as an egg, Dino Duckling was different', although to Mama Duck, he was just one of her brood and she made sure they all knew that 'Big and wide, sleek or slim, we're a family and we all fit in.' The brilliant thing about this story is that the differences involved are so massive: duckling --dinosaur, it would be difficult to find creatures more different in size, abilities, shape, vulnerability --not to mention impact on others and the local environment.
To coincide with recent hatchings, the attraction is currently hosting Downy Duckling Days where families are invited to see behind the scenes of its specialist duckery.
Teesside's top judge passed an exceptional sentence, saying 56-yearold Raymond Duckling acted on impulse in "excessive self-defence".
A MAN killed a heron to rescue a duckling from its stomach.
Man killed heron after it ate duck A MAN killed a heron to rescue a duckling from its stomach after seeing the bird eat it.
The duckling's head was covered with the softest of fur.