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Re: Duck, duck - GOOSE


All your animals do that to you my dear.  A most magnetic personality you have.
It's very interesting to watch too.

On 6/6/05, Jesse Bell <silverhawk@flash.net> wrote:
> When I woke up yesterday, my DH wanted me to come and see what he had
> done that morning. We bought 7 acres across the road and it was WAY
> overgrown. He had been brushogging it for the last week but he cleared
> away from the two ponds down there and it looked really NICE! So I
> hopped on the tractor with him to see what he had done. While we were
> driving around the ponds we saw a "duck" waddling really fast towards
> us, then it jumped in the pond to swim after us. I looked at him and
> said, "what the heck, is that one of OUR ducks that flew over here?" He
> said no, it was too white. Hmmm. So we went back to our tractoring,
> spotted a cotten mouth snake, shot it and the "duck" was no where to be
> seen. I guess the gun startled it. A few minutes later..I look behind us
> and this "duck" is running, frantically after us over the pond dam. I
> told Robert is was chasing us down. He didn't believe me. When we turned
> around he was running after us AGAIN. I said "stop, right now and find
> 
> out what is wrong with this poor thing". We had a heck of a time
> catching it. The "duck" turns out to be a wild goose. It's a baby, with
> just a few pin feathers on it and all downy. He was soaking wet from the
> swim and shaking. So...we took him home and fed him, bought him a kiddy
> swimming pool and watched him half the day. He follows me all OVER the
> place...he even walked in the HOUSE to keep up with me. It is the
> sweetest baby I've ever seen. It must have been abandoned or something.
> Every year we see a pair of Canadian geese over there with a nest on the
> little island in the pond. Must be one of those babies that got left
> behind. I just love it.
> 
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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