The surviving half of a few “movie star” swans has been attacked by canine, solely every week after his mate was savaged and put down.
“Mr and Mrs Swan”, described as “huge mates of the neighborhood”, have made nationwide headlines for holding up the site visitors as they waddled by way of the Cornish resort of Perranporth.
Nevertheless, she was killed final week and now he has been harm in a brand new assault.
Witnesses mentioned blood may very well be seen “throughout” the stricken chook.
Witnesses to the newest assault, on Saturday, described three or 4 springer spaniels pinning the swan down as he tried to make his manner down the seashore.
He was taken to be handled by the RSPCA.
Fortunately, Mr Swan’s wound is alleged to be superficial and the chook has been returned to his boating lake house.
Annie Mayes, who waited with the swan for assist to reach, mentioned: “Everyone is gutted; they’re so upset that this has occurred once more.”
Some chook lovers have taken to Fb to share their anger. One, Nick Pleasure, mentioned: “This can be a warning to individuals. It is time one thing was completed earlier than it is an individual… a toddler!”
The proprietor of the canine – which aren’t believed to be the identical animals that killed Mrs Swan – is alleged to be “gutted” and provided to pay for Mr Swan’s therapy.
Involved locals are actually calling for canine homeowners to maintain their pets on leads on the lake and on the seashore.