Heroic citizen guides a helpless swan to safety

Birds just don't get the rules of the road. And while it can be a real pain for drivers, it's even more dangerous for the fowl.

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On Sunday, a swan in Limerick, Ireland, decided it would completely disregard traffic safety rules and take a stroll in the middle of the road. Thankfully, this swan came to no harm because of a man named Jack.

In a post on Facebook, Limerick Animal Welfare wrote:

Knowing that Limerick Animal Welfare was 25 minutes away, Jack sprung into action to help the bird.

Jack protected the bird from on-coming traffic.

He led the bird across the bridge.

Jack and the swan make their way down to the water.

They finally came to the water's edge.

...ensuring the swan's safety.

What a hero!

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