Posts tagged "swans"

Swan Dumps Swan Boat In Tragic Love Affair Gone Wrong

You may or may not have heard about the black swan in Münster, Germany, that fell in love with a boat that's shaped like a swan. Back in 2006, Petra the swan formed an attachment to the swan boat, always following it around and sleeping next to it. Petra stayed by the boat's side until…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 9, 2009

True Love Does Exist!

Or so says scientists who studied the brain scans of couples who had been together for 20 years versus couples who had recently fallen in love. They found that "one in 10 of the mature couples exhibited the same chemical reactions when shown photographs of their loved ones as people commonly do in the early…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 4, 2009

British Birds In Love

A swan couple in England that has been together for seven years was forced to spend 10 days apart after the male was attacked by a dog. The dog severely injured the poor guy's left wing, and the swan had to be rescued by firefighters in a boat, treated by a vet, and nursed back…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 14, 2008