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Mandarin Duck

Scientific Name

Aix galericulata

👀 Animal Footmark

Learn more about them below

Fun Fact!
Did you Know?!
The male mandarin duck is known for its vibrant and intricate plumage, while the female has a more muted appearance to blend in with her surroundings.

Life Span

In the wild

3-5 years

at the zoo

Up to 10 years



1-1.5 pounds


16-20 inches



A lot of insects and occasionally plants.


Originated from East Asia.

They live in wetland habitats such as ponds, lakes, and rivers.

Conservation Status

Least Concern (LC)

Learn more about their conversion status.

The IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Natur maintains the Red List, a global database assessing the conservation status of species. It's a vital tool for tracking endangered species and guiding conservation efforts.

in the twin valleys

Mandarin Duck
On Map
Visit them at Brantford Nature's Getaway

Navigate to them across our 25 acres.

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