Esplanade

Orphaned cygnets captured along Esplanade, brought to wildlife center

Orphaned cygnets captured along Esplanade, brought to wildlife center

Five young swans that were living along the Charles River Esplanade are being tested for bird flu after their parents showed symptoms of the infection and were euthanized. An animal control officer and firefighters captured the adult swans on Monday. They were taken to the city’s animal care facility, where officials identified “symptoms consistent with …

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Swans from Esplanade euthanized after exhibiting bird flu symptoms

Swans from Esplanade euthanized after exhibiting bird flu symptoms

Officials from Boston’s Parks & Recreation Department say two swans living along the Charles River Esplanade have been euthanized after exhibiting bird flu symptoms.The Animal Care & Control Division responded to the Esplanade on Monday after receiving multiple calls about two sick swans.With the help of Boston firefighters, Animal Control Officer Patti Jones captured the …

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