Thursday, January 13, 2011

Dog Mauls CP Ruddy Duck, Rest Flee

From a post on a birding website:
I am reaching out on behalf of the Wild Bird Fund to ask if anyone has seen any flocks of Ruddy Ducks in the past few days? WBF has a Ruddy that had been attacked by a dog in Central Park, but now, after a few weeks of recovery from the puncture wounds, is ready for release. But now the Ruddy Ducks are gone from CP!

Perhaps this will convince the politically well-connected but thoroughly feckless NYC Audubon to, at least,get the leash law enforced in the parks.

BTW, in a walk in Central Park Monday afternoon around 4:30 we saw two unleashed dogs running around the Pinetum, their owners many feet away.

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