These 16 tiny ducklings know the best way to get home after a wild afternoon’s paddling.
And while some of the brothers and sisters managed to use their mum’s back as a taxi seat, the unlucky ones had to make do with the slipstream.
The mummy duck was getting her little ones away from some nasty swans when 49-year-old photographer Mark Chrimes snapped this shot in Queens Park in Heywood, Lancs.
Animals are so cute we can hardly bear it.
Sadly some other baby birds across the world suffered a very different fate this week which got animal lovers very angry.