Desperate swan tries to save drowning friend buried to its beak in river's rubbish and mud

Posted by The King Slayer 2019 years ago in Animals
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A drowning swan buried to its beak in rubbish and silt was filmed during a dramatic rescue attempt by another swan.

The desperate bird pulled hard on its feathered friends neck, but fails to lift the animal from the dark swamp.

The struggling animal, whose fate is not known, is seen almost submerged in the River Freshney opposite New Haven Terrace, Grimsby in this distressing footage.

The heartbreaking rescue attempt shines a light on the state of the area's waterways and has sparked fresh calls for action, the Grimsby Telegraph reports.

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