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Trumpeter swans

The trumpeter swan (Cygnus buccinator) is a species of swan found in Alaska, Canada and the northwestern US. The heaviest living bird native to North America, it is also the largest extant species of waterfowl with a wingspan that can exceed 10 ft. Pictured here, Trumpeter swans taking off from Yellowstone Lake.

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