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8 Interesting Duck Facts

8 Interesting Duck Facts

Duck Facts

Here are some interesting duck facts. 

1. Ducks are very social and feel more comfortable in a group of ducks.

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New Study Shows 1 in 4 Love Ducks

New Study Shows 1 in 4 Love Ducks

On a survey asking respondents to rate how much they like ducks out of 5, approximately 24% rated their feelings for ducks as 5/5. Similarly, 28% rated it 1/5. Interestingly, 26% rated 3/5. The remaining are 4/4 at 15% and 2/2 at 4%. 

If we were to characterized 4/5 and 5/5 as liking ducks and 2/5 and 1/5 as not liking ducks, that would mean that about 40% of people like ducks, while 54% do not like ducks, with the 15% going either way. 

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Types of Ducks

Types of Ducks

When most people think of ducks, they imagine a mallard or something similar they've seen. Some people know, though, that there are actually many different types of ducks. Though they all belong to the Anatidae family, the family of ducks has such diversity that you can group them into even smaller divisions by their common characteristics. 

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Review of Duck Life (Flash Game)

Review of Duck Life (Flash Game)

Duck Life is the first game in the Duck Life video game series, released in 1999 for Nintendo 64, Dreamcast, Playstation, and Sega Saturn. Released later as a flash game online, that is the version I tried out.

In Duck Life, you train your duck to win races so that you can collect enough money to save the farm. The beginning of the instructions offered on coolmathgames.com are: "The future of the farm is in your hands! Train your duck to run, fly and swim its way to victory so you can save the farm with your riches. Level up your duck through the different training courses until its skills are sharp enough to enter a race. There are four areas you’ll need to boost before your duck is ready to race: running, swimming, flying, and energy."

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Featuring Three Adorable Species of Ducks

Featuring Three Adorable Species of Ducks

1. Bufflehead

The bufflehead is a small, chubby duck who rarely makes any noise. The male may growl or squeak, and the female is known to give throaty clucks. This is quite a unique species of duck.

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What Do Ducks Eat?

What Do Ducks Eat?

What Do Ducks Eat? 

What do ducks eat? What should I feed ducks? Can ducks eat bread? Well, when we don't feed them, they eat a wide variety of grains and grasses, aquatic plants, and invertebrates--thing they find in the wild. This gives them a nutritionally balanced diet and provides them with everything they need to survive. 

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