We are set to release two geese, which had been shot with crossbows, back to the wild tomorrow (17 December).
The pair were rescued by us after they were seen injured on The Mere in Elsmere, Shropshire.
The release is even more poignant for RSPCA Animal Welfare Officer (AWO) Elaine Williams after she had her nose broken by one of the geese while trying to catch it.
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Our officers and wildlife experts will be ringing geese in the Lake District tomorrow (Tuesday 2 July) as part of efforts to better understand the population in the area.
The project is a major part of the commitment made by us to assist the Windermere Geese Management Group.
Adam Grogan, senior scientific officer in our wildlife department, said:
“We are doing this to better understand where the geese come from and why. We may find that some of the
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