Ducklings Adopted (?) by Puppy

We’ve all seen a mother duck lead her ducklings to wherever she wants them to go. But here someone, somewhere, got their signals crossed and the ducklings have locked on to a puppy as their mother figure. Do they expect him to lead them to the water?

The pup exhibits some sheepdog-like herding moves. The ducklings follow him wherever he goes. He can’t get away from them.

Domestication is… weird.

2 comments on “Ducklings Adopted (?) by Puppy

  1. Oh, that reminds me of the time when we had been married only a short time, someone at my husband’s work place gave him a big dog, German Shepherd, I think, and then someone gave him a flock of baby ducks, and they decided to let the dog be their guide, and they followed him everywhere, even all around the block.

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