Rare Ducks Hatch at Central Park Zoo

The Central Park Zoo is seeing a baby boom among rare and endangered waterfowl. The Wildlife Conservation Society says chicks from eight rare species have hatched at its Central Park facility this year.

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The Central Park Zoo is seeing a baby boom among rare and endangered waterfowl. The Wildlife Conservation Society says chicks from eight rare species have hatched at its Central Park facility this year. This one's a long-tailed duckling.
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Scaly-sided Merganser
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Long-tailed Duck
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Spectacled Eider
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Baer's Pochard
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Pink-eared and Spectacled Eider Ducklings
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Pacific Eider
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Common Eider
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Red-breasted Merganser
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Radjah Shelduck
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Pink-eared Duck
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