Wareham animal control rescues injured swan

Jul 30, 2018
Courtesy of: Wareham Department of Natural Resources This swan was released back into the wild after being found with a fishing hook and line wrapped around its neck.

On July 27, the Wareham Animal Control Division of the Department of Natural Resources responded to a reported injured swan. The swan was captured and transported to the Cape Wildlife Center for treatment.

Center employees removed a fishing hook and line, which was wrapped around the swan’s neck and treated the animal for feather lice.

After an examination, the swan was determined to be healthy enough for release.

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