New research shows ducklings can recognise the concepts of "same" and "different". Can you?
Because there's no fam like chosen fam.
They arrived bird haters. They left duckling mothers.
More proof that animal friendships are the best friendships.
RIGHT NOW, DAMMIT.
Jason Scott Falbo II massacred the nine ducklings while on a ride-on lawn mower — all in front of a horrified family.
Rubber duckies come to life!
It was messy and unexpectedly cute.
This has to be some of the cutest police dashcam video around!
Email? More like SQUEEmail.
You know you needed that extra boost.
What do you do if you're a Duck Mama who just needs a break? Hire a doggy nanny, of course!
And then reunite them with their Mom!
It has regular updates, a fan base, and even it's own tag. That's Tumblr famous right there.
Spoiler alert: things get really, really cute.
Pond life isn't always easy, but you know you wouldn't trade it for anything.
Mother of the Year.
They've lived in a nest high up in a tree for their entire short lives. Now it's time to jump.
What is this about a sequester? Clearly the most important news in Washington, DC this week is the issue of duckling safety.
These are the up-and-coming stars of the next generation of adorable. Who are your nominees?
Literally, that's it. But really, what more do you need?
Non-mammals really get shafted in cute animal fandom. Ducklings are in the top ten cutest baby animals ever, maybe even top five. Here's why.
This duckling has a bright future as a track star.
Dramatic and terrifying video of a mother duck leading her ducklings across a busy five-lane highway. Don't worry, like Robert McCloskey's classic picture book, this story has a happy ending!
Feel with me. Feel the ducks.
This is the most adorable thing EVER!
A mother duck encourages duckling to jump from a great height. Questionable duck parenting, perhaps, but everything went OK in the end! (via @OpieRadio)
Adorable Australian shepherd puppies hone their herding skills on some stubborn ducklings. Squee factor is fairly high on this one, so be careful.
The baby duck feeds his big fishy friends. OMG! Seriously.
PETA's dog park, right next to our Virgina headquarters, was closed to allow for undisturbed napping. Check out our
Live Cam to see if the ducklings are back.
Is it wise to train dangerous animals like ducks to chase after harmless yo-yos?
How do a mother duck and her ducklings fare against strong wind?
I wish I had an explanation, but then again, I kind of don't, y'know?
That super cute video about the banker who saved the ducklings takes an unpleasant turn thanks to those evil, evil keyword robots over at YouTube.