From the Märkisches Bote of January 15/16, 2022: Swans are not unusual in Lower Lusatia. This one already. They are trumpeter swans, the biggest swans of all. In the 1930s they were thought to be extinct. Now there are again 18,000 animals, mainly in North America. Only two are known in Lower Lusatia. They have lived in Branitzer Park for years and are part of the Cottbus zoo. Usually they stay on the Pyramidensee and its tributaries. Now that the temperatures are clearly below zero at night, they have looked for a place on the flowing water near the castle. They would feel very comfortable in the Spremberg area because they prefer water containing iron. But in Branitz too, all swan friends are finally hoping for offspring. Bird territory expert Mario Wolf from the zoo found that there are males and females...
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