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The Owl is an Awl: Shoot all those ruddy ducks?

The Owl is an Awl: Shoot all those ruddy ducks?.

Should man intervene in a costly attempt to protect a “pure blood” duck from being tainted by interbreeding with another species of duck?  This blogger presents the two views and the high cost that Great Britain paid (around 740 pounds per duck shot or 4.6 million pounds total) to cull their ruddy ducks and keep the Spanish duck population from being mixed with a non-native species.  A picture of the Spanish, white headed duck is below.  Below that is the duck the British paid to have culled.

 

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