Death by Swan

I had always heard that swans could be vicious, but not to the point of murdering a human. And yet from the 1938 report to the present day, it happens.

1938 article source: The Tennessean (Nashville, Tennessee) 15 May 1938, Sun Page 41

A second example from the same article.

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     Posted By: Paul - Sun Aug 07, 2022
     Category: Animals | Death | Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, Streams, Swamps and Other Bodies of Fresh Water

Swans are basically giant geese in drag. Geese will defend their territory to the death, preferably yours.
Posted by Dr. Fian on 08/07/22 at 10:38 AM
And then again, they're only birds, and only half your size. Break your arm!? Break their wing, more likely! If you're four, or if you panic, a swan might manage to kill you. But realistically, in a normal situation? No. Really not.
Posted by Richard Bos on 08/13/22 at 07:53 AM
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