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Swine Flu Mutates To Ducks

by | 21st, May 2009

duck-flu DUCKS are big news right now. Swine flu has yet to mutate into duck flu. The big duck news is to do with get this bills. It’s Swine Fever.

There’s Sir Peter Viggers , the Tory MP, who claimed a £1,645 “duck island” on expenses.

Pay your bill!

Then coems news of an Oxford university stiody intio whther ducks: a ) like water; c) like water a lot; c) really like water very much indeed.

The Guardian reports:

The assumption has always been that rainy weather is good for ducks. Now a three-year study funded to the tune of £300,000 by the taxpayer has proved it.

Two scientists from the University of Oxford gave a lucky group of farm ducks access to a pond, a water trough and a shower. They discovered that the ducks spent an awful lot of time under the shower, sometimes just standing there, others drinking from it.

Sir Peter’s ducks

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