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What determines the number of curls on a mallard tail? Is it the age of the duck?
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No. First year birds can have 1-4 curls, its a genetic thing.
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Thats right but the curls mean he is mature
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Curls are not an indication of age. Some have more, some have less, it's genetic like Rick said.
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