Bentley and Big Boy just
arrived at our sanctuary after getting oil all over
their feathers on the pond they were abandoned to.
Their rescuer cleaned them all up, stripping them of
all of their oil (following a vet-prescribed
We are temporarily holding them
for a few weeks while they re-oil. The rescuer
already found a home for them and they will be going
to it in July. They are staying in West Wing until
then because it's the only pen we have available,
but it is very cozy in there and they are happy to
have full access to food and kiddie pools and bedded
houses to sleep in.
I love this photo
of Gulliver splashing! He is so BIG! You have no
idea... you'd have to see him to believe it. He
towers over most of the other ducks here. He stays
on land with Aladdin and Jasmine in the morning and
then I let him on the big pond in the afternoon with
the gals and Benny since his hormones haven't kicked
in yet. As soon as I let him out he dives and
splashes and glides over the water--it is so much
fun to watch!