Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 16, 2017

Are Mallards Threatening Mottled Ducks?

The NY Times reports on concerns that Mallard and Mottle Duck hybridization may threaten the existence of the Mottle Duck species

A duck is a duck, right? Well, yes, but when one duck mates with a duck of another species, there’s the risk that one of the original species could cease to exist. And then that duck is a duck no more.

Read story at What Swims Like a Duck and Quacks Like a Duck Could Be a Hybrid of Two Duck Species





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