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  • The sheer violence of the moment stunned me into silence.

    It's one thing to protect your young, I thought.
    Revenge, is a whole different thing.

    To chase down and punish just doesn't seem like a ducky thing to do. But, then, mothers everywhere are known for their care and ... attention.

    The gull did escape, the mother settled down, and the small ones swam innocently around the feathery aftermath.
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