Mandarin ducks swimming in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire County, England (@ David J Slater/Getty Images)
- Aix galericulata are known for their ostentatious plumage and “whiskers.”""Facial hair is bang on trend, you know
- These debonair drakes are forced to grow up pretty quickly.""Day one: Jump out of a tree
- Chinese folklore states that when mandarin ducks mate, they form lifelong pairs.""It\s an amazing love story
- This species of bird was initially imported by Europeans from East Asia to live in private aviaries.""These guys must have flown the coop - but where to?