London Wetland Centre Produces Another London Gold!

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Team GB’s haul of gold medals at the London 2012 Olympic Games is clearly having an impact across the city.

This mallard at the WWT London Wetland Centre has got in on the action, giving birth to a super-cute golden duckling! A real one-off, the gold-coloured baby has five siblings with more usual markings. London Wetland Centre staff have nicknamed the duckling Jessica in honour of the heptathlon gold medal winner, Jessica Ennis.

We think this addition to the Wetland Centre’s brood is a real winner too!


  1. Grumpymonkey says:

    Oh so cute Jessica Duck. Nice story love this.