Okay, so I currently have 4 Khaki Campbell ducklings who are just about 2 weeks old. When I got them, they were terrified of anyone and anything that came near them. I've been trying to handle them more to get them more used to humans and their company in hope for some lovely, tame adults. Well, earlier tonight I had some bad stomach cramps and I whipped out the heat pad. I put in in a shirt and stuffed in under my shirt/sweats. The ducks were just done having their nightly baths and were all dry when I though to put them next to the heating pad. It worked! Of course, it took awhile for them to realize that I wasn't a threat, and I was an excellent bed to lay on and cuddle up to. Had to hide them under a blanket at first, but after they settled down, I watched TV with them with their curious looks towards everyone and everything residing in the living room. How adorable!