Residents in a northwest community will have to say goodbye to beloved swans that called the Desert Shores home.
Last week, one of the birds was shot with an arrow and had to be euthanized.
Word is beginning to spread that the swans will soon be gone. Residents are sad but they understand why the birds need a new home.
Spectators take pictures as they walk by while others watch the wildlife from the comfort of their cars. The scenery at the Desert Shores will soon be missing a key component.
"If they have to relocate them, that's the best for the swans, you know," said Geryl Steinseifer, who will miss seeing the swans.
"I mean they're part of the lake," said Mary Eng. "Sometimes I'll bring bread out and stuff and feed them."
The owners of the swans have decided to relocate the birds out of state and out of harms way. Last week, a papa-swan was found with an arrow shot through his hindquarters. The bird did not make it... Read More