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Resilient Whooping Crane, Once Bitten By a Poisonous Snake, Inspires Conservationists


Offbeat  (tags: whooping crane, bitten, poisonous snake, surivor, conservationists )

Simone
- 3410 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
After the poisonous snake slithered into the whooping crane family's marshy grounds and sank its fangs into the chick's neck, death seemed certain. The bird's head quickly turned red and swelled to the size of a basketball. He refused to eat for days



   

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