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Re: 1 cygnet stays behind with parent swans, why
By:The Regal Swan
Date: 9 March 2016
In Response To: 1 cygnet stays behind with parent swans, why (Jacqueline)

Hi Jacqueline

The last swan may have been the runt of the brood. Developmentally, it may not be ready to fly. There is also a possibility that there might be something wrong with him so that he cannot fly. If this is the case, he will stay in the area permanently. The Regal Swan

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1 cygnet stays behind with parent swans, why -- Jacqueline -- 9 March 2016
Re: 1 cygnet stays behind with parent swans, why -- The Regal Swan -- 9 March 2016