Wildlife Appreciation Month Photo For June 29 – Trumpeter Swans
By the 1880s, trumpeter swans had disappeared from Minnesota. In fact, there were only 69 left in the entire lower 48 states. In 2015, however, it was reported that the estimated population of trumpeter swans in Minnesota had grown to 17,000. So how did the population grow so much, and who was behind the restoration efforts?
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