SuperNature - Wild Flyers

Wood Ducklings Take a Leap of Faith on the Day They Hatch

Clip: Season 1 | 2m 50s | Video has closed captioning.

Wood ducks make a nest high in the trees to protect their eggs from predatory woodpeckers, raccoons, snakes and alligators. Although the eggs are laid over a two-week period they all hatch on the same day and the mother has just minutes to get the twelve noisy chicks to safety.

Aired: 06/29/16

Rating: TV-PG

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