Crane Foundation looks locally for young crane that got off course
Imagine being one of around a dozen of only 764 whooping cranes known to exist in North America. Then contemplate being hatched and raised in captivity before being released with others of your kind during the fall – before winter covers the Wisconsin landscape – and joining the flock as they migrate south.
Sound like a daunting task? Well, it worked for most of the young cranes raised this year with surrogate parents, except for one young male whooping crane, named number 70-16.
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