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Synonyms for Gruidae

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For example, using results from DNA-DNA hybridization for crane species in the family Gruidae, he determined that the greatest single contributor to family diversity was the Crowned Crane (Balearica pavonina) and the smallest contributor was the Common Crane (Grus grus).
In addition, the crane was able to breathe normally but showed some permanent voice changes, with a loss of the vibrato typical of gruidae calls.
Growing gruidae also are predisposed to leg and joint abnormalities in captivity, in particular, when hand-raised.