cygnet

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cygnet

a young swan.
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Swans and their cygnets in Sefton Park Picture: DANIELLE STAGES
This has had a profound effect on and saddened all of us, who have watched these cygnets grow and strengthen over the months, aided by the complete dedication and devotion of the parent swans.
embedded in their One of the cygnets died an agonising death due to a hook being embedded in its oesophagusLocal resident
Having spent the better part of a week at the wildlife clinic of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, thanks to the special attention given to the case by the Animal Rescue League of Boston, the cygnet is back at the pond and is expected to thrive.
The cygnet was taken to a vet and stayed in overnight.
We then scooped up the cygnets and took them to the side where they were safe and they waddled off quite happy.
The Cygnet will initially only be available to existing Aston owners.
It has been really wonderful to see all the cygnets paddling along in a line with a parent at each end.
Leanne Plumtree, from the RSPCA, said: Sadly, these two cygnets were so badly injured that the most humane thing to do was to put them to sleep.
I knowa lot of people will be upset, especially as last year the one egg that was laid hatched but sadly the cygnet died an hour later.
But she fought back to hatch five cygnets on the Coronation Park boating lake in Helston, Cornwall.