Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Marriott to Marching Ducks: Shake a Tail Feather Out the Door
Hotel Ducks Gone Wild May End Up in Hunters' Sights. (The New York Times, 12/24/2013)
Waddling into the cold, cruel world. For more than a decade, four hens and a drake have marched twice daily from a marble mallard-size penthouse set up on the Peabody’s roof overlooking the Old State House here, into a glass-enclosed elevator, and through the lobby to splash around in a grand indoor fountain. Then, last spring, the Memphis-based Peabody Hotel Group completed the sale of its Little Rock location to Marriott International Inc., and the ducks took their final waddle.
You can still see the ducks at The Peabody Memphis. And it sounds as though they're well taken care of.