Duck fed to death at Wollongong Botanic Garden sparked 10-pea limit

Angela Thompson
Updated November 10 2023 - 7:06am, first published November 9 2023 - 10:03pm
Youngsters toss peas to the ducks at Wollongong Botanic Garden. Picture: supplied
Youngsters toss peas to the ducks at Wollongong Botanic Garden. Picture: supplied

Parents honouring the time-honoured tradition of taking young children to feed the ducks may be surprised to know the creatures aren't built for bread or vast quantities of peas.

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Angela Thompson

Angela Thompson

Journalist

Proudly Illawarra Mercury since 2008; these days covering crime and justice issues. UOW alum. Thrilled by the chase and sobered by some of the things I see and hear when I stand still - sometimes in the same day. ang.thompson@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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