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Cygnets

I had to look up the word for baby swan. It’s cygnet.

What a beautiful word.

A mama swan is a pen. A daddy swan is a cobbe

Five cygnets and a pen.

These fuzzy little cygnets are the latest additions to the animal farm my dad helps manage.

They look so peaceful I wish I could be there right now.

What are your favorite baby animals?

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About crystalwayward

I live with two formerly wayward dogs. I care deeply about the environment, and I think gardening is a revolutionary act.

Posted on May 9, 2012, in Family, Wildlife and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. Hi Crystal! Beautiful photo! The ducks on our lake just had some fuzzy babies but I’m pretty sure they’re just called ducklings 🙂

    • Too cute! Near the office where I work, there are tons of Canada geese and beautiful mallard ducks. Occasionally, I will see a mama goose or duck leading her chicks precariously across the busy road. I get so nervous for them!

  2. Congratulations on the Collies Choice Award!

  3. What a cute picture.

    Whee like baby guinea pigs the most. But maybe we are biased . . . ?!

    Nibbles, Nutty, Bingo & Buddy
    xxxx

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