Ducklings Saved After Snapping Turtle Kills Mother

  Last modified on July 26th, 2020

“Five mallard ducklings were orphaned when their mom was killed by a snapping turtle in Central Park”, a recent Instagram post by Wild Bird Fund reads.

Following the unfortunate incident on Wednesday, the Urban Park Rangers made several unsuccessful attempts to find the ducklings. But on Thursday, they found and rescued them at the Central Park Pool, located near 101st Street on the West Side.

The ducklings were brought to the Wild Bird Fund Center at 565 Columbus Avenue, between 87th and 88th Streets.

They’re now safe and sound!

ducklings saved snapping turtle central park

c/o Wild Bird Fund

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