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Live Webcam: Endangered Cranes About to Hatch 3 Eggs

By Jaymi Heimbuch, TreeHugger East African Crowned cranes are spectacular birds, sporting a rather interesting "crown" of feathers on their heads along with other beautiful plumage. Two members o…

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Endangered Crane Shooting Case Solved

In rural Indiana a local citizen was convicted of shooting an endangered whooping crane and sentenced March 30, 2011. The conviction resulted in part from a local resident who called in a tip to the a…

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Whooping Cranes Reintroduced in Louisiana

The last wild whooping crane residing in Louisiana was captured in 1950 and relocated to Aransas National Wildlife Refuge in Texas. Whooping cranes in the state had been steadily declining since 1890,…

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Endangered Crane Population Recovers

About a year and a half ago almost ten percent of the North American Whooping Crane population didn't survive a period when they were in their Texas habitats for winter. About twenty-five cranes peris…

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I think they are cute. People seem to always want to kill them thinking they are rats. Dumb.

Thanks for the information. I've always found them distracting.

Interesting article! Pollution is just making the environment more and more hazardous for all of us.…