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You Rang Mallard: Ducks Take Over Bell Ringing Duties From Shy Swans


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Susan
- 915 days ago - metro.co.uk
A pair of Muscovy ducks are posing a threat to centuries of tradition after taking over bell ringing duties from a group of shy swans.The usurped swans have every right to be in a bit of a flap after the greedy ducks took control of ringing the Bishop's



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Angela N. (0)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 1:14 pm
thanks.
 

Sandi C. (238)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 2:24 pm
thanks for sharing.
 

Aimee A. (177)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 2:28 pm
LOL! Thanks for posting!
 

Lucy Bell (9)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 11:15 am
It's capitalism even in the bird-world
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 11:20 am
protect life, prosecute those that seek to destroy our shared home and our fellow beings
life has value beyond measure
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Regina P. (79)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 11:31 am
Smart little guys. Thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 11:37 am
Thanks, very nice
 

Christeen Anderson (549)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 12:35 pm
I so laughed at this one.Thank you.
 

Marlene Dinkins (245)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 1:35 pm
its funny thnx very cute!!!!!
 

michelle t. (41)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 2:40 pm
Very smart.Thanks
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 3:57 pm
Animals are very intelligent.
 

Aurea Walker (216)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 4:13 pm
Those wonderful mallards stepped up to the "bell" while the swans recover! Gee, maybe we should take a page out of the mallards playbook! One more reason for staying vegetarian.
 

Nora Hetrick (0)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 6:40 pm
thanks for sharing this story!!
 

Dianne D. (462)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 8:47 pm
Cute story, but I hope the swans aren't starving. I thought swans were on the mean side so i'm surprised they are shy.
 

Ruth S. (298)
Monday June 18, 2012, 3:30 am
Very cute!
 

Elaine Al Meqdad (228)
Monday June 18, 2012, 9:52 am
Noted! And how precious this cat is!
 

DORIS L. (61)
Monday June 18, 2012, 10:03 am
Just ducky!
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Monday June 18, 2012, 10:30 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Donna B. (36)
Monday June 18, 2012, 12:51 pm
Thx Suzybell! Great story. I really enjoyed it.
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Monday June 18, 2012, 8:01 pm
Just wait till the geese find out about the freebies!
 

Kelly Rogers (303)
Monday June 18, 2012, 10:48 pm
anyone up for some ding dong ditch???
 

Suzanne L. (137)
Tuesday June 19, 2012, 12:15 pm
Cheeky indeed and smart too.
 

Steve R. (0)
Wednesday June 20, 2012, 8:14 am
It all depends on who is the hungriest.
 
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