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In 1986, "Ripper" an Australian musk duck became the first on record to mimic human speech...but he could only say "You bloody fool!"

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17 hours ago, b_m_b_m_b_m said:

Good thing this isn't a current events board cause this duck is/was(?) older than me

Yeah, not sure about this specific species, but when reporting banded ducks (mostly Mallard males) from our hunts, they are rarely older than 5-7 years, and I think max life expectancy is 10. 

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