February 15, 2011

Whooper Swan Family

Photograph by Stefano Unterthiner, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Photos

Born down-colored and open-eyed, the young benefit from the vigilant surveillance of both parents. They join their parents for fall migration and stay with them their first winter.

See more photos from the December 2010 story "Swan Serenade."



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