EUGENE, Ore. -- Raegan Luiz couldn't keep her eyes off of her new classmates.
"Look at that one," said Luiz.
Four ducklings hatched right outside the kindergartner's window at Willagillespie Elementary School.
"That ones not following the mother," Luiz said.
Luiz's class tracked the ducks from May 4 when the mother duck first showed up to May 7 when she laid her first egg all the way up til now when some of the eggs have hatched. Luiz's teacher even incorporated the duck into her lesson plan.
"We had done a bird unit on birds before this and then they were just very tickled and they wanted to know where she was going to get the water and who is going to feed her," said Kindergarten teacher Rochelle Jurden.
The waddling wonders became an instant hit around school Monday morning.
"As soon as I walked in, I was told, 'Houston, we have ducklings,' " said Willagillespie principal Stella Dadson. "I rushed over here with my camera."
But momma duck's momma bear instincts quickly kicked in. Stay away from my babies, she quacked.
Luiz heeded her call, while she pondered what's next for her new friends.
"Maybe duck kindergarten," said Luiz.
Tuesday marks the last day off school. Principal Dadson said a wildlife biologist will come and move the ducks somewhere where they can thrive.