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Activist Threatens to Dive in Front of Boats to Protect Baby Ducks

June 1, 2014 by Leave a Comment

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A  animal rights activist in England has threatened to dive in front of Cambridge rowers to protect baby ducklings who are being “mowed down” by fast-moving boats.  The local rowing association says that requiring the rowers to slow down for part of the seasons is “unreasonable.”

Photo credit: Duncan Lamont

Photo credit: Duncan Lamont

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Crashing into animals when it can be avoided is inexcusable, especially when it’s being done as part of a recreational activity.  Does the rowing association really think that the lives of ducks are less important than someone’s workout?  When baby ducks are nearby, slow the hell down!

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