Cygnet saved

A local woman has been hailed a “hero” for bravely venturing into Alexandra Lake on Wednesday night to save a trapped cygnet.
A call was put out on the Ararat Residents Page at 4.45pm on Wednesday that a cygnet was trapped in fishing line near the island.
Several residents made frantic calls to council, Wildlife Victoria and animal rescue organisations for help, but none was available.
That prompted local Sarah Day and a friend to turn up at the lake with a kayak and venture into the lake in the dark to save the bird.

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