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Surgery gives cygnet a second chance

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A CYGNET with a deformed beak has been given a second chance at life following specialist surgery using what is believed to be a novel technique on a bird's jaw.

The cygnet, which was picked up by rescuers in Epsom, was taken to the Wildlife Aid Foundation's centre in Leatherhead. It was examined by Neil Forbes, an RCVS specialist in zoo and wildlife medicine (avian) from Great …

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