Don’t feed ducks bread. Here’s what to give them instead.

Wednesday, May 31, 2023 - 12:53 in Mathematics & Economics

They look hungry. Nikolay Tchaouchev / Unsplash We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more › Countless movies, TV shows, and even comics depict the age-old tradition of feeding bread products to ducks at the park. But don’t be fooled: this stereotype is actually an unhealthy practice that could lead to malnourishment and other health problems for these epicurean waterfowl. But if you’re an animal lover determined to feed your local park’s residents, there are several healthy alternatives. Before you go stock up on snacks, though, always make sure you’re allowed to feed the critters in question—some areas’ rules are more lenient than others. What to feed ducks (and other waterfowl) The best advice we can give about feeding ducks (or other types of park fowl...

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