Watch moment swans rescued from oil spill caused by flooding in South Yorkshire are released back into the wild

Almost 50 swans who had to be rescued from an oil spill caused when heavy rain led to floods in South Yorkshire have been released back into the wild.
The RSPCA launched a rescue mission when the birds were affected by the oil in the Parkgate Canal Basin, near where it connects with the River Don, off Rawmarsh Road in Rotherham.
The oil is thought to have come from cars which had become trapped in nearby floodwater.
It took officers from the charity four days to catch the 49 birds so they could be taken to its Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre in Nantwich, Cheshire and East Winch Wildlife... read more

 
10 December 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 8
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