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The young of both – called cygnets – have grayish bodies and some pink on their bills.
Audiences can also watch for the iconic Dance of the Little Swans, with choreography meant to imitate the way cygnets huddle and move together for protection.
A young cygnet amongst the eight born only days previous rests on his mother's back on May 5, 2017 in Bradford on Avon, England.
Then things went awry: The female and the cygnet ducked under a gangplank and escaped downstream.
The initial attack took place last Tuesday, January 24, with four swans shot including a cygnet which subsequently had to be put to sleep.
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: a young swan
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