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African Pygmy-goose

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African Pygmy-goose Alternate name
Nettapus auritus   Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
31-36cm             Length
Freshwater lakes and marshes. Habitat
6-12 ivory-white eggs Clutch  
Vegetation, seeds, fruit shoots and tubers. Dabbles Food   Diet
Gregarious when not breeding. Habits
412 World No

Least Concern

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