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Mystery as Wapping ducklings fall victim to mysterious predator

By on March 28, 2015 in Swans, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Mystery as Wapping ducklings fall victim to mysterious predator

Update 13:02 hrs Saturday – Eel sighting confirmed!First there were ten. Then there were five. Then four. Then one.Now? None.The Wapping ducklings have disappeared.But who or what is responsible? The answer may surprise and shock you.Before blame is laid it should be pointed out that mother duck (pictured above) is pretty useless as mums go. […]

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Seven new cygnets for Wapping

By on March 22, 2015 in News, Swans with 0 Comments
Seven new cygnets for Wapping

Great news! The Wapping swans are now proud parents to seven cygnets! The latest Waeppas hatched a couple of days ago and earlier than expected.Here are some great photos of the cygnets enjoying their first swim by local resident and Wapping Wildlife Ranger (Canal Division) Seb. He and his partner, like many other residents, have […]

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Swan-tastic news for Wapping – again!

By on February 9, 2015 in Swans, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Swan-tastic news for Wapping – again!

The Wapping Canal swans have six eggs on their nest! It seems only yesterday that the five cygnets from the last brood zoomed off, now the cycle begins again. Shh! It’s a secret!As ever our Wildlife Rangers (Cygnet Division) will not be revealing the location of the nest just to be on the safe side […]

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