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Sure, being a baby duck means that you're undeniably adorable, but that doesn't make life any easier.

You're expected to do lots of things that most species can't accomplish when they're just a few days old. For example, when we adult humans encounter a curb, it isn't too intimidating. But to a duckling, a curb is a towering challenge—and if you don't make it, your mom and all your brothers and sisters may just leave you behind. What pressure!

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