Pochard resurrected

Published: Saturday 15 August 1992

THE MADAGASCAR pochard, a duck species thought extinct 22 years ago, has been resurrected with the recent finding of a lone male in the island nation in the Indian Ocean. The duck was nabbed by a poacher in Lake Aloatra and recovered from him. It has since been kept at a special bird centre on the island nation and wildlife protection officials are frantically searching for a mate.

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