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Moose Lake Star Gazette 

Swans take icy swim


C.M. Swanson

A flock of swans spends a chilly evening huddled together in Moose Lake last week just off the back yard of long-time residents, Craig and Lorna Davis. Lorna said ice formed around the edges of the flock during the night so, in the morning the birds began the arduous task of breaking out enough ice to form a runway. The swans took turns either pushing the ice or chipping away with their beaks. Finally, mid-morning, with a mighty effort, they began to take off.


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