Tag Archives: Ducks on Tour

Braving the thieving Monkeys

After a monkey stole Mr Ducky in Cambodia and a Hawk tried to eat him in Argentina, the couple were naturally quite scared about meeting the resident animals at Esperanza Verde.

A close shave for Mr Ducky....
A close shave for Mr Ducky….

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With our resident monkeys famed for stealing anything that isn’t tied down, extra caution was required…we didn’t make the same mistake a third time…

The Ducks in Dry Places: Atacama y Salar de Uyuni

An Incident with a Duck and a Hawk

We do try to take good care of our ducks but as any backpacker will tell you sometimes travelling can throw you into the path of danger…

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And sometimes a wild hawk is just a little too intrigued by a small rubber duck…

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Much like this monkey was in South East Asia…

A close shave for Mr Ducky....
A close shave for Mr Ducky….

Both times Mr Ducky protected Mrs Ducky and sacrificed himself. Both times thankfully he escaped unscathed…