Ducklings need help


The duckling is safe now.
(Photo: Bev Goodman / CC, Flickr)

Adapted fromĀ The Province
Level 2

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


These six ducklings were rescued from the storm drain.
(Photo: RONNIE44052/ CC, Flickr)

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.