A very protective swan did not like when a human tried to help his trapped cygnet.
According to the Little Tings blog, Simon Cowell is the founder of the Wildlife Aid Foundation in the U.K.
A video posted to YouTube shows Cowell struggling to rescue a cygnet who was trapped in a chicken wire fence. The baby’s dad, a massive, fully grown swan, repeatedly hit and hissed at Cowell.
“Don’t be silly,” Cowell repeated over and over as he tried to help the trapped bird.
Watch the incredible video above.