Thousands of rubber ducks to land on British shores after 15 year journey
In the intervening time an oceanographer, Curtis Ebbesmeyer, has devoted his retirement to tracking the little yellow ducks and their friends over 17,000 miles, and it is he who has predicted that this summer they will land in the
West of England. Mr Ebbesmeyer said: ‘We’re getting reports of ducks being washed up on America’s eastern seaboard.
“It is now inevitable that they will get caught up in the Atlantic currents and will turn up on English beaches.