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Name: Bob C.
Status: other
Age:  50s
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Date: 5/28/2003


Question:
What gives ducks orange feet? Any evolutionary advantage?


Replies:
I have a number of references on birds that discuss colors of feathers and eggs, but I have not found anything about the color of feet that indicates any particular environmental or evolutionary factor.

J. Elliott


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