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Huge bald eagle missing in Gloucestershire

Bald eagles have a wingspan of around 2m Credit: PA Images

A bald eagle with a broken tracker has gone missing from the International Bird of Prey Centre in Gloucestershire.

According to founder Jemima Parry-Jones, the female bird called 'Cremorne' is in a wood near Newent - refusing to come down.

The bird was being flown at the centre on Saturday when it flew off and didn't come back.

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Swanny McSwanface? Name the baby cygnets

Following the safe arrival of 9 beautiful cygnets over the Bank Holiday, The Bishop’s Palace is launching its annual competition to name the little ones.

But will there be a Swanny McSwanFace?

Credit: Bishop's Palace
Credit: Bishop's Palace

The proud parents took the elder cygnets into the water on Bank Holiday Monday and all 9 were seen swimming in the moat on Tuesday morning.

Send in your suggestions to the Palace via email, Facebook or Twitter.

The names will be announced on 10 May.

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