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    Neglected duckies get their first swim ever!



    http://news.ninemsn.com.au/world/854...for-first-time

    Two dozen ducks rescued from an animal hoarder in New York have been filmed enjoying their first ever swim.

    In the video footage, the ducks were at first reluctant to take a dip and even had to be herded into a pond by several animal welfare volunteers.

    Once in the water almost all of the birds jumped quickly back out.

    But it didn't take long for the ducks' instincts to kick in and soon they were all happily splashing about.

    The ducks were among 160 birds — including geese, turkeys and chickens — rescued by the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary after year-long negotiations with an animal hoarder broke down.

    The ducks had been kept in pens for years without adequate access to water or proper nutrition.

    LET MY DUCKS GO FREE!!!

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    http://woodstocksanctuary.org/2012/0...case-resolved/ (Caution tad saddening)
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    Hahaha this is funny.

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    Uhmmm. This probably could go to the Mega Video thread but I'm not entirely sure.

    In any case, lol at them running away from/out of the water.

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    That's really cute, though it's sad they were in the place of having never swam in first place.

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    Aaaww, that's nice.

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    A bit awkward to watch them bound right back out of the water, but in the end very satisfying to see them enjoying it and being freed from a bad situation.

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    all would have looked better swimming in lemon sauce.

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    I have a two-part question:

    1) Why is this news story so damned popular?

    2) Why is Gaige the Mechromancer, from Borderlands 2, tweeting this video?!
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    Well, that trailer is spoiled forever now. Never be able to watch it again without noticing that.
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    Because it's a rare news story with a happy ending?
    They can dynamite Devil Reef, but that will bring no relief, Y'ha-nthlei is deeper than they know.

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    Swim, duckies! Swim!

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    Aw that is good, those poor ducks, They need water. AT the begining I was starting to think What if they do not 'adapt' to the water?

    This is good news to where I live, duck season is about to start. So there will be more to hunt, though it makes difference is very very small.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Karadros View Post
    I have a two-part question:

    1) Why is this news story so damned popular?

    2) Why is Gaige the Mechromancer, from Borderlands 2, tweeting this video?!
    Cause it was worthy enough?
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    was it just my imagination, or did the ducks look happy once they started swimming?

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    There are so many atrocities committed on animals that you cannot even imagine, finally something some good news... I really does not understand why people, who claims to be the wisest creatures on the Earth could do so much bad things to animals - we should be their protectors, not oppressors. Thanks for posting this
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siggma View Post
    all would have looked better swimming in lemon sauce.
    Actually, plum sauce is the best thing to cook a duck with. Fucking delicious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rakeer View Post
    was it just my imagination, or did the ducks look happy once they started swimming?
    Sure. It's a natural thing for them.

    They'd just not been in an environment where they'd ever known about it before. Once they got in there, they knew what was up.
    They can dynamite Devil Reef, but that will bring no relief, Y'ha-nthlei is deeper than they know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grimbold of Skullcrusher View Post
    There are so many atrocities committed on animals that you cannot even imagine, finally something some good news... I really does not understand why people, who claims to be the wisest creatures on the Earth could do so much bad things to animals - we should be their protectors, not oppressors. Thanks for posting this
    That's simple. Because humans can think and weight their choices. Some chose to be good, and some chose to be evil. And as such, some show that they're better then animals by helping their people, the animals and the planet and trying to advance from all perspectives and others show that they're worse then animals, more greedy and self-centered thinking only about their own and how they can destroy others who might get over them and exploit the weak.

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