November 10, 2012 at 12:36 PM
Injured trumpeter swan found in parking lot had been shot
The Associated Press
EVERETT — A Snohomish County wildlife center is treating an injured female trumpeter swan found wandering outside the pharmacy drive-thru at an area grocery store.
The swan has buckshot wounds from a shotgun blast.
Passers-by noticed the bleeding bird Thursday and called the Sarvey Wildlife Care Center.
Sarvey staffers retrieved the bird and found buckshot in its chest muscles.
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