"A subway station is no place for a duck," PETA told Gothamist, "who can't possibly understand the reason for all the noise and commotion of an everyday commute, let alone a gathering crowd with flashing cameras." The MTA also told Gothamist that the company was basically being an asshole; the article basically suggests it was a dick move.
But all the company was trying to do was get publicity, and you know how no publicity is bad publicity? Anyway, nobody gives a shit about the well-being of a duck. (As one Gothamist commenter put it, "SInce other ducks are getting force fed with tubes so their livers are gigantic and can be served to upper crusty shitheads I'd say this guy doesnt have it too bad.") Gothamist didn't dress down a big corporation; they just gave it the free advertising it was after.
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