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09:47 UK time, Tuesday, 10 March 2009

"It would have been nice to get a last clutch of eggs from Cherry but Ben and Jerry do make a lovely couple" - Wetland's centre warden on the lonely fate of Britain's last female Blue Duck

It looks as though the Blue Duck's days in Britain could be numbered after plans to get the last remaining female, Cherry, to mate with one of her male counterparts went awry. According to Paul Stevens of the Arundel Wetland Centre, West Sussex, the two males are rather more fond of each other.
More details (Daily Telegraph)

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