Swan Lake: rare black swan has baby

Campus’ rare and last remaining Black Swan has given birth to two cygnets.

The adult female, who lost her mate in February this year, was sited on campus with two cygnets sporting juvenile grey feathers.

Last spring the University’s Black Swans had three cygnets and were seen multiple times on
the lake.

However, those cygnets vanished without trace and are presumed dead with speculation that the fish in the lake could be responsible.

Prior to their disappearance, the adolescent black swan cygnets had been regular fixtures on popular Facebook page ‘Duck of the Day’.

The father of the cygnets has yet to be identified.

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