Why Do Ducks Have Webbed Feet?


Ducks have webbed feet as they act like a pair of flippers. Webbed feet help ducks paddle through the water.
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Ducks have webbed feet because they live in and around water. Webbed feet help ducks swim through the water. A duck's feet does not feel cold, so they can swim in cold water! You can find more information here: http://www.kiddyhouse.com/Farm/ducks1.html#feet
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