Wild ducks prophet of spring

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Updated: 2017-02-10 11:33:50

As temperatures start their steady climb, the surface of a river, which had been frozen all winter, has thawed, Shenyang city, Liaoning province, Feb 8, 2017. Wild ducks frolic on the water. An old Chinese saying goes:"The duck knows first when the river becomes warm in spring", which acknowledges the animal's acuteness in predicting warm weather.[Photo by Huang Jinkun/Asianewsphoto]

As temperatures start their steady climb, the surface of a river, which had been frozen all winter, has thawed, Shenyang city, Liaoning province, Feb 8, 2017. Wild ducks frolic on the water. An old Chinese saying goes:"The duck knows first when the river becomes warm in spring", which acknowledges the animal's acuteness in predicting warm weather.[Photo by Huang Jinkun/Asianewsphoto]

As temperatures start their steady climb, the surface of a river, which had been frozen all winter, has thawed, Shenyang city, Liaoning province, Feb 8, 2017. Wild ducks frolic on the water. An old Chinese saying goes:"The duck knows first when the river becomes warm in spring", which acknowledges the animal's acuteness in predicting warm weather.[Photo by Huang Jinkun/Asianewsphoto]

As temperatures start their steady climb, the surface of a river, which had been frozen all winter, has thawed, Shenyang city, Liaoning province, Feb 8, 2017. Wild ducks frolic on the water. An old Chinese saying goes:"The duck knows first when the river becomes warm in spring", which acknowledges the animal's acuteness in predicting warm weather.[Photo by Huang Jinkun/Asianewsphoto]

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