Dead Ducks Found Tied Together in Fulham Alleyway

Discovery made near Bishops Road

The two dead birds were tethered with yellow wire
The two dead birds were tethered with yellow wire. Picture: RSPCA

The RSPCA is asking for the public’s help for information after two dead ducks were found in an alleyway in Fulham.

The grisly discovery was made next to garages on Thursday (2 February) in Bishops Road.

The RSPCA were contacted and noted that, although the ducks may have been predated upon by a fox, the birds - a male and a female - had yellow wire tied around their necks, with only the head and neck remaining of the female duck.

Animal rescue officer Mark Hanley, who is looking into the incident, said, “It’s possible that the ducks were taken there from the local park by a fox, but that doesn’t explain why they were tied together with a wire - something which could only have been done by a human.

“It is very concerning and we are urging anyone with information to get in touch with us so we can look into this further.”

Anyone with information can call the RSPCA’s appeals line in complete confidence on 0300 123 8018.

More information about how the public can help wildlife is available on the RSPCA website.

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