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Five-year-old gets reply from Queen after swan request

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A five-year-old girl who wrote to the Queen asking for permission to keep a swan as a pet for the weekend was astounded to get a reply from Buckingham Palace.Lyndsay Simpson, from Petersfield in Hampshire, promised the monarch she would look after it and keep it in the bath.A spokesperson from Buckingham Palace wrote back to explain people often thought the Queen owns all swans, but she actually only owned mute swans on certain parts of the River Thames.
Source: BBC Hampshire