Duck Family Outing

Photograph by Anthony Peritore

Ducklings follow the lead of their mother, making their way for a dip in the fountain.

Their excursions delighted many daily visitors, including National Geographic employees. “I know that a lot of staff really go out of their way to check on them, or come by deliberately in the mornings to check to see if they’re still there,” said Curry. “They are cute.”