WILDLIFE — Among the urban wildlife spectacles that stand out in Spokane's history, it's tough to beat the Duck Man's help in usering a brood of ducklings from their nest at Sterling Savings Bank to the water in Riverfront Park.
Joel Armstrong made some good catches in the May 16, 2009 episode as he helped the mallard mother parade her 12 ducklings down the Lilac Parade route — just shortly before the parade started.
Video of the event rightly made national news, above.
- But I think the moment was captured even better by the video slide show of still photos by S-R photographer Jesse Tinsley.
Kudos to the bank, which stepped up and turned the event into a windfall for waterfowl at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge.