You know those times when you glimpse a photograph and you think you know what’s happening in the picture, but then something indefinable about the shot plants a seed of doubt, and you look again, and you find that your first impression was absolutely, utterly, totally wrong?
And that is why this photo is funny, and not tragic.
See the story after the jump.
Quiet working time of employees of the National Museum of American Indian was interrupted by a mother-duck, “traveling” in the streets with her 13 ducklings. The employees didn’t remain indifferent. When the mother came to the National Air and Space Museum, a guard gathered her kids in a bucket and carried them to the nearby pond, and the mother walked near him quacking angrily.