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Group Calls for End of Mute Swan Killings

Animals  (tags: mute swans, killings, humane society, protection, billboards, wildlife )

- 4252 days ago -
Mute swans came to the Eastern Shore of Maryland in 1960s as lawn ornaments for a wealthy estate. But the birds soon escaped and rapidly reproduced. By the late 1990s, Maryland had a population of about 4,000, and birds were gobbling up bay grasses and


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