Trevor the Duck: Niue mourns ‘world’s loneliest duck’
Trevor, once dubbed the world’s loneliest duck, has died after being attacked by dogs on the remote Pacific island he called home.
Trevor was something of a local celebrity in the tiny nation of Niue for being the only bird of his kind living on the island.
He had arrived in 2018, but it’s unclear how he got there.
He lived in a roadside puddle during his short life, where he was regularly fed and taken care of by locals.
“He showed up in Niue in January last year after a big storm, we think he flew or blew here,” said Rae Findlay, Niue’s Chamber of Commerce chief and the person behind Trevor’s Facebook page.
“He was a mallard duck so we called him Trevor Mallard after a local New Zealand politician, and the name stuck.”… Continue Reading