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little ducks all in a row

While in Indonesia one summer, I learnt that ducks serve an important purpose on rice paddies - they snack on pesky snails that could otherwise have a devastating impact on rice yields.

 

Realizing this, someone in the Philippines put together the 'Duck Rangers', who travel from paddy to paddy, protecting the livelihoods of farmers...and helping them grow the staple they need...to eat duck with

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Ubud, Bali, 12 July 2007

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Taken on June 11, 2007