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Wild ducklings eat out of a feeder on a high rise apartment roofdeck on the Upper East Side section of New York May 8, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Make way for ducklings, New York style

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By Ellen Wulfhorst

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tina Chen has her hands full as a New York City actress, director and now surrogate mother to 16 ducklings that have hatched on her high-rise apartment roof deck.


Local mallards, seeking safe spots for their nests, have an eye for prime real estate and often nest on high floors on Manhattan's affluent Upper East and West sides, experts say.

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