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2400 White-Headed Ducks Discovered in Aleppo Wetland.

Damascus, (SANA)- Over 2400 white-headed ducks have been found in al-Jaboul Sabkha (wetland) in Aleppo, making 25 % of the 8.000-13.000 white-headed ducks around the world. Director of the General Commission for the Management and Development of al-Badia Ali Hamoud said "This discovery reflects Syria's important position on the world environment map." Experts from the International Wild Waterfowl Association (IWWA), the International Council for Wild Bird Conservation (CIC) and the Syrian Society for Conservation of Wildlife (SSCW) are conducting researches to support and protect wildlife in Syria. Haifa Said /Idelbi

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Publication:Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA)
Date:Feb 24, 2010
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