A mother feeding the ducks with her two children was stunned when she was told off by a council warden - for giving the birds 'unhealthy' white bread.
Lisa Taplin, 34, was told by the park ranger to bring granary or wholemeal bread next time as it was better for the ducks.
The fluorescent-vest clad official said giving ducks white bread was tantamount to feeding her two sons chips with every meal, she said.
Mrs Taplin described the episode as crazy and said she walked away feeling both angry and guilty for apparently leaving the ducks malnourished.
Mrs Taplin went to the duck pond in her home town of Hailsham, East Sussex, with sons Luke, four and Dylan, two, when the bizarre incident happened.
She said: 'It was a nice day so I took the boys to our local pond. There were loads of ducks around us and they looked quite hungry.'
'We had about five sl
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