CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. A Cabarrus County man says Ripley's Believe It or Not recently contacted him about a duckling that hatched with three legs.
Three eggs hatched about two weeks ago outside Robert Brooks home.
My daughter thought something was stuck to it like the shell, said Brooks. I picked him up and saw the extra leg and at first I didn t know what it was.
Brooks named the duckling Tripod and took him to a vet. Tripod got a clean bill of health.
It s fully formed. It just doesn t work, Brooks said of the third leg.
Tripod moves around the pen just fine, keeping up with his two siblings.
We were afraid he would be picked on, Brooks said. He s definitely not picked on. He picks on the others.
Brooks says Ripley's Believe It or Not asked for Tripod's body when he passes away.