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

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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

Sandi C (98)
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
Peace and Love
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DEMOLISH ------>>>>> THIS WALL !!!!

Regina P (67)
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 A (369)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 12:35 pm
I so laughed at this one.Thank you.

mar l ene dinkins (264)
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 Aurea Walker (226)
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 (490)
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 C (87)
Monday June 18, 2012, 3:30 am
Very cute!

Elaine Al Meqdad (283)
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 (116)
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 (99)
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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