The FDNY rescued two people "after their inflatable swan pool float became overcome by a fast moving current and was met with heavy marine traffic."
When they are small, they ride on the backs of their parents for "warmth, transportation, and protection from predators."
A happy ending for the Long Island swan that was found impaled with a hunting arrow earlier this summer.
Citizens along with the Suffolk Country SPCA have put up rewards of $12,500 and $11,000 for information leading to the arrest of the people who harmed the animals.
Prospect Park Lake got some new residents this weekend: baby swans! Or, rather, cygnets.
Photos of the injured swan before and during examination, courtesy of
Photo of rescued swan courtesy of Anne-Katrin Titze Last night we
Photo by Josh Kesner The war between humans, humans with fishhooks,
Prospect Park swan, via idletype's flickr The ongoing animal soap opera
Following the death of Johnny Boy Walton—a swan who died at
Photo via bigbabymiguel's flickr John Boy Walton, the Prospect Park swan
Photo via bigbabymiguel's flickr Last year the Prospect Park swans were
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