Some cities are plagued with rats; others with flies. But tiny Kenneth City on the tip of St. Petersburgs north side is besieged with Muscovy ducks. These non-native, dull-feathered fowls and their predilection for uprooting gardens and spreading excrement have prompted Mayor Muriel Whitman to declare the town overrun. But she refuses to kill them, and trapping the ducks is too expensive for the towns small budget. So the feathered plague rages on.