It’ll break your arm!

I forget how many times I’ve heard that about swans. “Careful, it’ll break your arm…” I know a swan, and even this young swan, is pretty large but seriously, where did the arm breaking thing come from? How many people do you know that have ever had their arm broken by a swan? Exactly my point. Further to that, since the Queen is supposed to own all swans, if one did break your arm could you make a claim against her for not controlling her swan properly? Much to ponder on next time you come face to beak (or is it bill?) with one of the animal kingdom’s most proficient limb snappers…

A young swan just before it took exception to having it’s pic taken on the banks of the Union Canal. Thankfully, I escaped with both arms intact.

It'll break your arm

It'll break your arm

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