Plump carp and sleek goldfish glided through the water in search of food or shelter, while big dragon flies hovered around like glittering miniature helicopters. The sound of children’s happy voices drifted across from the nearby school playground.
But if an animal fell into the pond, the overhanging edges allowed no escape. No kind soul had put in a helpful plank, either. Would the rabbit paddling desperately for its life let me rescue it from drowning?