Swan rescued in Roundhay Park after being found with fishing line down its neck

A swan has been rescued in Roundhay Park after it was found with a fishing line down its neck.

Monday, 8th March 2021, 6:00 am

Volunteers from the Yorkshire Swan and Wildlife Rescue Hospital visited the park last week after a call from a concerned member of the public.

The swan had a fishing line down its neck and around a leg.

Rescuers managed to safely capture the swan and remove the fishing line.

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The swan was rescued after being found with a fishing line down its neck (Photo: Yorkshire Swan and Wildlife Rescue Hospital)

A spokesperson for the charity said: "The swan was released back onto the waters a short time later."

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