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Green-winged Teal

These ducks migrate in flocks numbering in the hundreds. This migration takes place mainly at night. These birds are graceful and agile in flight. They can bank and turn almost in unison.

HABITATShallow inland wetlands, beaver ponds, and coastal marshes with heavy vegetation
DIET Seeds, rushes, sedges, grasses, grains and berries
LIFE Expectancy12 years

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A giraffe’s tongue is long enough that it can lick its ears.
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