Waterfowl has been put on notice by humankind. We will go to the nth degree to rescue any of our feathered friends should they suffer the effects of an oil spill or any other natural disaster.
The Iconic Canadian Goose down to the duck are getting a bad rap because they need to perform the same bodily functions as humans do but the earth is their toilet through no fault of their own. It’s just the way it is.
We as humans do far more damage to mother earth and its inhabitants than anyone or anything in history. We encroach farther and farther into nature and then are freaked out by seeing wildlife that may pose a threat of any kind. We pose more of a threat to wildlife than they do to us, yet we have no problem when culling a species who/which seem to be inconvenient to us.
Animalkind would probably refer to humans as Nazis.