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Q: What Kind Of Duck is This?

February 10, 2010 | By Ches21 | 4 answers | Expired: 1669 days ago

What Kind Of Duck is This?

I saw these ducks one year at the lake my brothers were there too and there were two mallard sized ducks that looked like this that were really friendly they even let me and my brothers get really close and pet them. But then a duck that looked like the same kind of duck only alot bigger the size of a goose came over and hissed at us and chased us away by snapping at us it was as if it were trying to protect the two others because once it came along it would not let any of us near the smaller ones or let the smaller ones come over to us if they tried. Do you know? Also Does anyone know why the two mallard sized ones were friendly and why the one the size of a goose was so mean?

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daryl b.
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Feb 13, 2010

i just wanted to say most of the moscovy ducks i have seen are bigger then mallards but the red flesh around the face is a dead givaway

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daryl b.
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Feb 10, 2010

kris is right they are moscovy ducks. my mom had a lot of them in florida. they used to come to her door and wait for me to come out and give them goodies. if i would sit out there on the grass they would sit right up against me. they seem to be very friendly ducks.

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Kris
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Feb 10, 2010

I don't know why it didn't put the link in my original answer. If you google Muscovy ducks that will also take you to a lot of information, including what I tried to reference above.

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Kris
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Feb 10, 2010

I cannot say 100%, but they could be Muscovy ducks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muscovy_Duck is the link to the Wikipedia article on them. You probably will need to copy and paste if you want to see this information.

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