Why swans have long necks... Photographer shows it can be a stretch to get a bite to eat
These eye-popping underwater pictures of swans stretching for their food show just why swans have such beautifully long necks.
By putting their long necks to good use by ducking underwater and reaching for food at the bottom of a lake these mute swans are showing not just their looks - but also how well adapted they are.
National geographic photographer, Victor Lyagushkin, 40, took these incredible underwater pictures of a group of five swans ducking for food at the Blue Lake in southern Russian.
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