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1936 Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England: A pet swan named Leila being helped into a car where it enjoys a ride to the shops. Its owner, Mrs. Watson, says that Leila, who has been a family pet for two years, can open doors and is a good guard dog. Photo by William Vanderson.