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Pine Cone

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Created with a 4B pencil. Colored in ipiccy.

This drawing was to honor the mallard duck that made a nest in our backyard. My daughter named her Pine Cone. Unfortunately she was a sitting duck for a nocturnal predator that decided it didn't want her around. She was killed before the eggs were able to hatch so we did not get to see any ducklings. It was quite a waste because the predator did not kill her for food but rather just for sport.
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Lissie023's avatar

This is very stunning. I'm so sad it had to die though :(

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Thanks. It was a very sad ending.

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You're welcome! Yes I agree.

BlackStarGoat's avatar

Great work! It really looks good.

I am so sorry about the random mauling of your duck neighbor.

ARTificialphanTOM's avatar

Thanks. It was indeed a sad ending.

Onililyn's avatar

The drawing is so beautiful.

Unfortunately, there are a lot of animals die because of sport. It was sad to hear her story.

ARTificialphanTOM's avatar

Thanks. I suspect a feral neighborhood cat but some people say cats wouldn't attack a duck but I can't think of any other animal that would just kill it but not eat it.

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