An animal sanctuary has hit out after yobs were spotted throwing rocks at a nesting swan in a north-east town.
Three swans have been found dead inside plastic bags on the River Dee in Aberdeen.
An animal sanctuary has hit out after a swan died after being badly wounded by a dog in a north-east town.
Staff at Haddo House and Country Park are seeking the owner of a swan in their care.
The strange creature had a graceful swan-like neck but also scythe-like claws, a reptilian tail, and a beak lined with teeth.