Here's your daily dose of general adorableness: HD footage of a swan flying within arm's reach of David Attenborough, who is chilling on a boat, narrating and cooing and chuckling and just taking it all in, man.
This clip from the Smithsonian Channel's Truly Strange: From Here to Paternity is this clip of researchers doing DNA testing on swans and their offspring. Ugly Duckling, you are not the father.
I've said it before and I'll say it again: swans, geese, and other large waterfowl are not to be trifled with — especially when they're defending a nest. According to the BBC:
Swans are a species that mates for life - supposedly. British naturalists were stunned recently to discover that two mated swans at a Gloucestershire wildfowl sanctuary had gotten divorced, and returned to the sanctuary with new mates.