Caged!

 

Ducklings, goslings and children all move.

A lot.

But, if you build a 20 duckling, 2 gosling, 3 kid cage, you can photograph them all at the same time!

ducklings, goslings and kids

Remarkably even when you stick these 25 creatures in one small cage, you still get a very good sense of all their individual personalities.

Ivy, is seriously working on socializing the ducklings, she is busy, and can not smile for the camera.

Clara is willing to grin for the camera but will not stop doing what she had been doing, in this case plucking bits of greenery from the floor of the cage to hand feed to the birds.

Jane, of course, abandons all pretense that she was ever doing anything else to make silly faces at the camera.

Meanwhile, the ducklings, observed only by Ivy, are in a slight panic. But only a slight panic, because there is also water in their midst and, as all ducklings know, all water needs to be thrown on the ground immediately.

The goslings are boldly investigating. We are new to geese, but so far bold investigation seems to be their thing!

And, at the rate all 25 of them are growing, this is likely to be the only picture I ever get of them all together.

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15 comments on “Caged!

  1. Susie says:

    Geese??? Sounds pretty cagey to me.

  2. Widdershins says:

    ROFL … A picture for the ages. 😀

  3. dianeschuller.com says:

    someone else already said it, Priceless!

    • Jessie says:

      Watching the girls take such care with the little babies is one of my favorite parts of getting them. Kids and animals, they just go together!

  4. N. says:

    Brilliant idea on getting them to hold still long enough for a picture 😂 Love it!

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