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A Florida City Is Selling Some of Its Beloved Swans

NYTimes.com Thursday, 15 October 2020 ()
Lakeland’s swan population has thrived since Queen Elizabeth II donated a pair in 1957. Now, however, the city has too many of the birds and is seeking to offload some by holding a lottery.
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A Florida City Is Selling Some of Its Beloved Swans

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