Shocking scenes of violence are taking place in Stanley Park as a slaughter of unborn innocents proceeds apace — but not without a fight.
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Meanwhile, elsewhere in Vancouver’s crown jewel, more hapless creatures are poised to perish, while their brethren will be forced into a voyage that would make Ulysses tremble.
In the first location, we have a raw struggle for survival and a profile in parental courage.
In the second, well, it’s either extraordinarily advanced avian family planning or just a couple of extra-silly geese.
Over at the great blue heron colony near the park’s southwest corner, bald eagles — which in past years have been seen eating newly hatched herons — have now taken to consuming the eggs before they hatch.
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