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The annual Spring migration of the whooping crane begins about the first weak of March. Did you know that the whooping crane is the tallest bird in north America. It’s call can be herd from two miles away. Of the 15 species of cranes, 11 of them is in danger of becoming extinct. Crane feathers are maid of the same material as human fingernails’ and require much preening. Some cranes paint their feather’s with mud during breeding!

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The annual spring migration of the whooping crane begins about the first week of March. Did you know that the whooping crane is the tallest bird in North America? Its call can be heard from two miles away. Of the 15 species of cranes, 11 of them are in danger of becoming extinct. Crane feathers are made of the same material as human fingernails [delete apostrophe after s] and require much preening. Some cranes paint their feathers [delete apostrophe before s] with mud during breeding!


Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
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03/2005