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Many species of ducks, like the Mallard pictured here, may soon decrease in populations in North America as key habitat in the Prairie Pothole Region continues to dry up due to drought conditions. (Chris Huber/Republic)

Waterfowl could take hit from drought

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The Prairie Pothole Region, known to many as North America's duck factory, may see a big dip in production this year as drought continues to plague the area.


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