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Enchanted Learning® Photoblog      Posted May 10, 2012   9:45 pm

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Canada Goose and Gosling
 
Canada Goose and Gosling

A Canada goose protecting a recently-hatched gosling. It's hard to know if this is the mother or the father.

Unlike many birds, female and male Canada geese look very much alike. They mate for life, and both take care of the babies.

Scientific name: Branta canadensis
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Date taken: May 7, 2012
Place taken: Mercer Island, WA, USA
Mitchell Spector
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