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Hamburg’s Swans Sail to Warmer Quarters

Image: Swans are caught in a small lock after being rounded up from Hamburg's inner city lake Alster
Swans are caught in a small lock after being rounded up from Hamburg's inner city lake Alster on Nov. 18. FABIAN BIMMER / Reuters

Every year swans are collected from waterways around the northern German city of Hamburg and taken to ice-free winter quarters where they are fed and cared for until the spring.