on November 7, 2000
We found out about the ducks at the Peabody Hotel purely by accident. We'd gone in, looking for information on getting to Graceland, and saw crowds of people with cameras in the lobby. A bellman was rolling out a red carpet, so we thought people were there to see a celebrity. Hah!
We asked the crowd who we were waiting to see, only to find out that we were waiting for ducks.
Every morning at 11:00 a.m., half a dozen mallard ducks (one male, the rest females), come down in the elevator, and waddle along the red carpet into the lobby's fountain.
Every evening at 5:00 p.m., they go back to the elevator. You gotta see it to believe it!
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