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Prosthetic leg sought for duck after fox attack


October 27, 2019

GARDINER, Maine (AP) — It looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, and — if it gets a prosthetic leg — will once again walk like a duck.

Loni Hamner, of Gardiner, recently adopted a female Mallard duck that was left with one leg and a stump after being attacked by a fox last year. Hamner says the duck she's named Faith can hop and hobble around, but she wants her "to have a good, duck quality of life and do all the things ducks like to do."

The Bangor Daily News reports that a query on the Maine Poultry Connection Facebook page led Hamner to the University of Maine Advanced Structure an...

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