Juanita's Page

The most famous duck in San Anselmo history

The lost duckling Juanita found her way to Bello Gardens when she was four days old. Two years later she would become the most famous duck in San Anselmo history. She got lost. The residents and her care givers waged a campaign to bring her home. Her story was embraced from coast to coast on National Network News, over eleven thousand people signed a petition to return home. Plus, the effort of both Federal and State Government the wayward Mallard found her way home on Christmas eve. “She brings us Joy” LaRita says. Here is Juanita’s story as told on the news.