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In Photos: Young ducks ready to protect rice fields from weeds, pests

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Ducklings, bred to help grow rice organically by having them eat weeds and pests in fields, move around at a breeding facility in the city of Matsubara, Osaka Prefecture, in this recent photo. (Mainichi/Naohiro Yamada)

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