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RIP Trevor: ‘World’s loneliest duck’ dies on tiny island of Niue

He captured many hearts and even the rooster, the chicken and the weka were looking a little forlorn wandering around the near-dry puddle, Trevor's makeshift home.

AFP NEWS: ‘A lone duck named Trevor that lived on the tiny Pacific island nation of Niue has died, officials say, sparking an outpouring of grief from as far away as New Zealand. The celebrity mallard found fame last year after a visiting journalist from New Zealand discovered that his makeshift home, near a puddle, was used for directions. But his life was tragically cut short when he was “seen dead in the bush after being attacked by dogs” this weekend, a Facebook page dedicated to Trevor said.

The chief executive of the Niue Chamber of Commerce, Rae Findlay, said it was a “sad time for Niue”. “He captivated the locals, of which there are only 1,600 in Niue, and the 9,000 visitors to Niue each year,” Findlay told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Sunday. “He will definitely be missed, he captured many hearts and even the rooster, the chicken and the weka were looking a little forlorn today wandering around the near-dry puddle.” Niue, a tiny speck of land, lies around 2,400 kilometres (1,500 miles) northeast of New Zealand’. SOURCE…

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