Adapted from The Province
Sometimes baby ducks are orphans.
An orphan is a child without a parent.
A baby duck is called a duckling.
People find the orphaned ducklings.
They take the ducklings to the Wildlife Rescue Association.
The Association takes care of them.
Read the PDF and do the exercise
Watch the videos
- Watch The Story of the Orphan Ducklings’ Rescue.
- A family of ducks is rescued from a school yard.
The rescued ducklings spend time outside.
The ducklings spend the day outside.
The ducklings are not safe.
They need protection.
Duckling-sitters protect the ducklings.
They are volunteers.
The Wildlife Rescue Association needs help.
The Wildlife Rescue Association needs more duckling-sitters.
Duckling-sitters watch the ducklings carefully for two hours.
Duckling-sitters are needed from May until August.