Some are born to rescue ducks, and some have duck rescue thrust upon them.
The latter was true for Tampa Bay man Eric Pelno, who found himself tasked with rescuing between 15 and 20 errant ducklings last Saturday during a trip to Busch Gardens.
It all started when Pelno’s girlfriend, Channing, felt a falling object hit her shoulder. Turns out, the object was a living baby duck that had fallen from a ledge about 30 feet above them. (It was trying to reach its mother down below.)
It wasn’t long before other ducklings started to tumble. Some even jumped two at a time, like semiaquatic lemmings. Read more…