Project Alicia

Sunday, February 08, 2009

DAY 39


10 Facts about Ducks

1. Male ducks are called drakes, female ducks are called hens and babies are called ducklings.
2. Geese and swans are relatives of the duck.
3. Ducks have three eyelids.
4. A ducks feathers are waterproof.
5. When ducks quack they have no echo.
6. Some ducks can fly about 332 miles a day.
7. A ducks life span is 2-12 years, this depends on the species.
8. Ducks have webbed feet, which act like paddles.
9. Ducks never have cold feet since they do not have nerves or blood vessels in their feet.
10. Ducks line their nests with feathers they pluck from their chest.


  1. i am so confused by the lack of blood vessels and nerves in their feet!!!