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Unformatted text preview: the great ocean currents. It seems really incredible that some of the ducks completed their own “Northwest Passage”, travelling via currents through the Arctic, near Alaska, and then moved around one mile per day eastward, towards the Atlantic Ocean. The company that manufactured the ducks, “The First Years”, is even offering a bounty for the ducks, since they considered them important to scientific research. As long as they are retrieved from New England, Canada, or Iceland, each duck returned is worth around $ 100. The most interesting part of the ducks’ journey to me is the fact that even little plastic ducks in this giant place can make a huge impression and even benefit the world. People should come together and cherish this shipping mistake; generations from now, our descendants can pick these up from when they wash up onshore years, and really experience and appreciate a little bit of history from my generation....
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- Spring '11
- British Literature, Pacific Ocean, Arctic Ocean, Ducks, plastic yellow ducks, little plastic ducks