<p><br> Since 2004, mallard ducks have been coming to the courtyard of the National Geographic Society headquarters, an urban oasis in downtown Washington, D.C. In spring 2011, a female mallard and her ten newborn ducklings made their home here.</p>

Mallard Duck and Duckling


Since 2004, mallard ducks have been coming to the courtyard of the National Geographic Society headquarters, an urban oasis in downtown Washington, D.C. In spring 2011, a female mallard and her ten newborn ducklings made their home here.

Photograph by Anthony Peritore

Mallard Ducks

See pictures of a mallard duck and ducklings at National Geographic in Washington, D.C., in this photo gallery.

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