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    Posted 5 years ago

    racer4four
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    I have had a quite large (dia 400mm) Japanese glass fishing float bumping around in my pool the last few years, and it now has a new friend.

    The friend is an Australian wood duck, a species common around much of Australia. I live in suburban Sydney but am surrounded by bush reserves and a natural creek, and wood ducks raise large families here and often venture into yards to eat grass. They have landed in our pool before, but Matilda here seems to have moved in permanently.

    She eats our grass, swims in the pool, sleeps happily in the garden, and of course, being a duck, leaves lots of slimy messages for us.
    I'm not sure if she likes the float; they seem to bob around near each other ok, but Matilda appears to have no real appreciation for Japanese glass.

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    1. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 5 years ago
      Lol Karen....pretty cute except for the slime!!!!!
    2. jscott0363 jscott0363, 5 years ago
      Matilda is pretty cute!!!
    3. Ivonne Ivonne, 5 years ago
      The duck is sweet.I always dreamt about a duck settling down in our garden but I have a cat and two dogs...
    4. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      Well, that's just ducky! :-)))))))
    5. antiquerose antiquerose, 5 years ago
      Sweet.........
      Matilda loves to talk to you with all her * Messages * and she just saying Thank You in her own *Special* way.....lol
    6. martika martika, 5 years ago
      She is a lucky ducky!!! :D
    7. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Matilda says thanks everyone.

      Judy - there's lots of it unfortunately
      Scott - she is indeed
      Thomas - the mallards must be great
      Ivonne - cats and wildlife don't mi well unfortunately
      Bonnie - lol!
      Rose - very special way; I can't read them well however
      Martika - yes lol!
    8. Caperkid, 5 years ago
      Love these see a lot of Norwegian ones on the east coast of Canada.
    9. Rick55 Rick55, 5 years ago
      How much fun to have a duck as a pet Karen LOL. Best thing is you don't have to feed it :-)
    10. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Norwegian ducks or floats Roy? Either would be good.

      Rick - she is a good pet, no fuss! Thanks.
    11. fleafinder fleafinder, 5 years ago
      woooooo i would love a duck pet....i think it thinks the float is another duck:))))
    12. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Perhaps Flea, although the round one has no beak lol!
    13. Caperkid, 5 years ago
      Floats Lol

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