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The Madagascar Pochard | The world’s rarest duck

The Madagascar Pochard, Part One. An otherwise unassuming small brown diving duck confined to an island off Africa is at the centre of a fascinating and ground-breaking conservation effort that has captured headlines because the species is recognised as the ‘world’s rarest duck’. In a two-part series The War on Wildlife Project looks at the decline of the Madagascar Pochard and the work now being done by an alliance of conservation partners to recover the population.

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