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Chicago holds an annual charity competition, 60000 "Little Yellow Ducks" in the river, the scene is spectacular

Chicago holds an annual charity competition, 60000 "Little Yellow Ducks" in the river, the scene is spectacular

Original title: Chicago holds an annual charity competition, 60000 "Little Yellow Ducks" compete in the river

On August 9, 2018, the 13th charity fundraising rubber duck competition was held in Chicago, USA, and about 60,000 "Little Yellow Ducks" were poured into the Chicago River from the bridge.

charity fundraising rubber duck competition was held in Chicago

They were toys destined only to bob up and down in nothing bigger than a child's bath - but so far they have floated halfway around the world.

The armada of 29,000 plastic yellow ducks, blue turtles and green frogs broke free from a cargo ship 15 years ago. 

armada of 29000 plastic yellow ducks

Since then they have travelled 17,000 miles, floating over the site where the Titanic sank, landing in Hawaii and even spending years frozen in an Arctic ice pack. 

And now they are heading straight for Britain. At some point this summer they are expected to be spotted on beaches in South-West England.

60000 Little Yellow Ducks

While the ducks are undoubtedly a loss to the bath-time fun of thousands of children, their adventures at sea have proved an innvaluable aid to science. 

Original title: Chicago holds an annual charity competition, 60000 "Little Yellow Ducks" compete in the river


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