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Oct 06

Brazilian merganser recovery project

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The elusive Brazilian Merganser (Mergus octosetaceus) not only ranks among the most endangered of all waterfowl, but rarest of all birds as well. Possibly fewer than 250 birds remain, and some conservationists fear that even this estimate may be optimistic... In 2011, the first collected eggs of Brazilian mergansers hatched in captivity. Read more here...


 
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