A new duck pond in Black Mountain?

Staff reports
Nobody here but us ducks! Lake Tomahawk ducks are enjoying the Black Mountain Pool on July 2, 2020. The pool is still closed.

The Black Mountain Pool may be closed for human cooling off as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that's not keeping some would-be swimmers away.

Maggie Moon O'Neill spotted some Lake Tomahawk ducks chilling at the pool July 2.

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Where’s the race? Lake Tomahawk resident ducks decide which lane to use for their own race July 2, 2020, at the closed Black Mountain Pool.