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Meller's Duck

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450592940_78884b91f3.jpg?v=0 (131461 bytes) Alternate name
Anas melleri Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
55-68 cm               Length
Lakes, rivers and marshes. Habitat
5-10 eggs Clutch
Small creatures, seeds and plants. Food
Endemic to Madagascar it has been introduced into Mauritius. Aggressive in defending nesting area. Habits
439 World Number

Endangered      BirdLife Preventing Extinctions


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01/03/2008 0000000

25/10/2009 500,000

28/02/2012 870,300



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01/01/2009 151,000

01/10/2010 562,291

24/09/2012 1,000,000


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