Hippos Help Duckling Reunite With Mom

Picture a picturesque scene by the water

where a distressed duckling’s quacks for help echoed

Hippopotamus amphibius

Scientific name

caught between the deep blue and an insurmountable concrete barrier

The duck’s predicament seemed dire

but an unexpected duo, our friendly neighborhood hippos, rose to the occasion

As the duckling paddled near the water’s edge, it faced an architectural challenge

a concrete side that was just a tad too high for its tiny wings to navigate

The mother duck, engrossed with the rest of her brood

found herself unable to provide the immediate assistance her little one desperately needed

The young duck’s cries, filled with vulnerability, tugged at the heartstrings of our unlikely heroes

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