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Re: Photos of Lady Chatsworth

Oh Marge - I wish I had seen a picture of that too!   LOL
Wonderful story.

On 5/5/06, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> I am amazed they let her hatch the eggs there.  Must
> be a friendly people duck, cause I can't see them
> letting the duck scare away customers trying to get in
> the door...
> Donna
> --- Marge Talt <mtalt@hort.net> wrote:
> >
> > DC duck story:  A mallard has for the 2nd year in a
> > row set up her
> > nest in a planter in front of a very busy downtown
> > hotel, the Ritz
> > Carlton.  Well, eggs hatched and she waddled into
> > the hotel lobby
> > with ducklings (wish I'd seen pix of THAT).  All
> > were transported via
> > limousine to the Potomac river - same place they
> > took them last year
> > - to let them go.  The called them the Ritz
> > Quackers:-)  Cracked me
> > up.  I believe staff fed her all sorts of goodies
> > from the restaurant
> > and kept a good eye on her during her egg sitting -
> > so guess she
> > figures this is a great place to make a nest and
> > will keep on coming
> > back.  No sign of a Mr. Mallard...
> >
> > Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> > mtalt@hort.net
> > Shadyside Garden Designs
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