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Posted by
kate (lincolnshire, United Kingdom) on 27 May 2010 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

stop!!! look each way!!

I aim to leave comments!! just a tad busy. Thanks for all comments and humour!!:)
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Seraphine from San Francisco, United States

a one-legged mother chasing after her babies.
it would be sad if it wasn't so funny.
(lovely photograph, kate!)

27 May 2010 5:29am

@Seraphine: Hi Seraphine.. look at the other pictures and you will see mom is all there and fine!she is just mid-stride!!
bringing her chicks in line!!

Yvon from Orleans, France

wonderful family capture

27 May 2010 5:29am

@Yvon: thanks Yvon:))

Luke Wiley from Spokane Washington, United States

Hopefully the know the rules of the road!

27 May 2010 5:43am

@Luke Wiley: yes Luke and thanks:))

Jhon from Fine Land, Singapore

Oh dear... so tough to catch up with the young. Tough parenting, but always a joy to do it!

27 May 2010 5:45am

@Jhon: yes!!:) lovely to watch it unfold! pleased you are enjoying it all!!:)

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

....It's a funny duck family photo.!

27 May 2010 5:49am

@Nazzareno: haha yes. I shall have to look for them again as they grow a little!! thanks:))

pixator from kerman, Iran

Good family!!! nice!

27 May 2010 6:19am

@pixator: thanks:)

Christel from Köln, Germany

Good morning Kate,
this scene is very beautiful and interesting. It looks as if the mother duck has only one leg. I am looking forward to the next pictures. Have a nice day. Dear greetings Christel

27 May 2010 7:10am

@Christel: haha. she is just taking a step! after those kids:) thanks Christel:)

Dilwenn from Bordeaux, France

Il va falloir mettre un peu d'ordre! Les petits vont dans tous les sens :))
Bonne journée!

27 May 2010 7:24am

@Dilwenn: Merci! Haha oui, ils rampante!

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

hah a.. another great shot.

27 May 2010 8:02am

@Sarito: thanks:))

Magrat from Nordhausen, Germany

Take care, mother duck! Another cute shot of this adorable family, Kate.... Greetings!

27 May 2010 8:18am

@Magrat: thanks Magrat:)) pleased you enjoyed!!

Mhelene from Paris, France

She is watching at all of them but ...not so easy ..!! Great capture !

27 May 2010 8:35am

@Mhelene: thanks, yes she is being kept busy!!:))

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

She is a great mother, nice photo to look at.

27 May 2010 8:37am

@Willem: thanks Willem. yes she is:))

Lilly from La Ménitré, France

This is funny Kate !!

27 May 2010 8:56am

@Lilly: thanks Lilly. pleased you enjoyed!!

The MaJor from TM HooD, Iran

hahaha..Kate seems u were followed them for many hours!!

27 May 2010 9:04am

@The MaJor: thanks . yes had a little fun!!:)

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Just like kids, they all go off in their own direction. Great capture :)))

27 May 2010 9:39am

@kiwisa: thanks.:) yes they do!~~

POBSB from Tilburg, Netherlands

are you chasing them? *LOL*

27 May 2010 10:35am

@POBSB: nooooooooooo no no!!:) I did not interfere with them in any way!
they were on walkabout!! thanks:)

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld, Germany

They´re not listening to their mum !!

27 May 2010 11:34am

@Anthony Morgan Lambert: nope they not!!! but she will sort it!!:)

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

ROFL....it just keeps getting better and better! Well seen and captured Kate! ;-)

27 May 2010 11:41am

@Eric Cousineau: Thanks Eric...... as much As I love photographing flowers and so on...
I am happy when a story can unfold!!:))

PATRICK from miramas, France


27 May 2010 5:23pm

@PATRICK: thanks Patrick:))

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Kids... they never listen. ;D

27 May 2010 8:06pm

@Marilla: haha! so true thanks:))

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

LOL! hahah! I like the title! It seems as if they are looking out for traffic...

27 May 2010 10:54pm

@✿ Anina ✿: haha. thanks:)

JJ from Jersey City, United States

good luck to the mums, the kids seems to be headign off in so many varying directions

28 May 2010 1:16am

@JJ: haha yes. growing and curious as they are:) thanks!!

Satvik from Columbus, United States

Ha ha :) Now all of them seem to running in different directions ! Nicely captured.

28 May 2010 1:21am

@Satvik: haha!1 yes. they havin fun on walk about!:))

Arash from Tehran, Iran

very nice shot

28 May 2010 3:19am

@Arash: thanks:))

Anne from a little red dot, Singapore

I would love to follow and walk around with them too.... Nice shot!

31 May 2010 6:45am

@Anne: haha. yes was good !I had to be careful not to get in the ways!:)