whooping crane


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rare North American crane having black-and-white plumage and a trumpeting call

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began in 1999, with the formation of the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).
A draft revised recovery plan for the whooping crane was released for public review and comment on January 11, 2005.
Conservation organizations such as the Platte River Whooping Crane Maintenance Trust, National Audubon Society, The Nature Conservancy and the National Wildlife Federation are attempting to protect and restore critical habitat for these species.
Festival attendees will have the opportunity to take guided boat tours to the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge to view the world's last naturally-occurring population of Whooping Cranes on their wintering grounds.
For the whooping crane, it would be a captive breeding program that would begin the species' long journey toward recovery.
TABLE 1: DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS (MEAN [+ or -] SD AND RANGE) FOR HEMATOLOGIC VALUES OF PAIRED WHOOPING CRANE BLOOD SAMPLES PROCESSED WITHOUT DELAY BY ANTICOAGULANT (n = 15).
Remember the giant whooping crane on the county highway whose mate
For the whooping crane (Gras americana), there are reports of feeding on frog eggs in Nebraska, killing but not eating snakes in Louisiana, and rarely catching frogs and snakes in Texas (Allen, 1952; Johnsgard, 1983; Gomez et al, 2005).
such as the whooping crane, could provide a valuable roadmap for other
Key words: serum protein electrophoresis, reference interval, [gamma] globulins, avian, whooping crane, Grus americana
Today more than half of North America's migratory waterfowl, from the endangered whooping crane to the familiar mallard duck, rely on the prairie potholes region for breeding and nesting.
2006) whooping crane chicks were released into central Wisconsin, USA.
The whooping crane is nearly as conservation reliant as the Lange's.
Under the Endangered Species Act, the California condor, grizzly bear, Okaloosa darter, whooping crane, and black-footed ferret have all been brought back from the brink of extinction.