Tuesday, 22 April 2014
The Dinky Dozen
Today is apparently Earth Day, a celebration of the planet that we all live on. The sad thing is that most people don't think much of it the other 364 days.
Seas are polluted; the rain forests are being cut down at a rate of knots; practically every day flora and fauna are in danger of becoming extinct. Poaching, animal abuse, the list goes on. It makes me so sad. So I was really happy to see this proud mother duck and her 12 little babies learning to swim in the canal, as I cycled by.
I stopped to take some photos, but she must have known, as she got her brood together and swam off in the other direction. So I followed and tried to overtake her, but she stopped and then went the other way. I got this as she headed off to safety.
This entry also celebrates my 2800th post. Phew!