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Holley by the Sea duck controversy
HOLLEY BY THE SEA -- The Holley by the Sea homeowners' association is considering capturing - and killing - dozens of ducks.
Some of the ducks were taken to a safe place by a group of animal rescuers in the community.
But the ones that are left behind, may wind up being killed if Holley by the Sea board members decide to pursue that option.
Some members say the ducks are creating a nuisance around two ponds in the subdivision.
But others disagree.
Brian Berg, lives near ponds: "The kids, they are the ones that are gonna run away from these ducks when they're being avaricious and they're gonna be possibly killed."
Bill Huson, Holley by the Sea resident: "I've never seen the ducks chase anybody."
Shandy Smith, Working to save ducks: "I've never seen one that's aggressive."
A spokeswoman for the homeowners' association says the ducks can't legally be moved without special permission because they're an invasive species - meaning they're not native to Florida.
The association has asked state authorities to review the case.
Board members will further discuss how to address the situation at a meeting on December 10th.