Ducks

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A glance into the world of this planets most majestic creature. The duck, is a waterfowl found commonly in the United states. The most common of these ducks, is the Mallard Duck. They are the most abundant and wide-ranging ducks on the planet. They can be seen in groups or alone. They eat grains from plains, fish, amphibians, and a variety of plants. The average Mallard duck Can grow to be 26" in length and can weigh up to three pounds. Females lay about one dozen eggs and incubate them for about one month. Their species is not currently threatened by anything except hybridization with other duck species.




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BBC Planet Earth - Mandarin duck dive

These magnificent baby ducks take flight for the first time.