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Save Our Species: Whooping Crane

The tallest North American bird, this crane has a wing span of 7 feet. Its call or "whoop" sounds like a trumpet. In the summer, it lives in Canada. For the winter, it flies 2,600 miles south to wetlands on the coast of Texas. The crane has lost its winter nesting area because many of the wetlands have been drained. image of a Whooping Crane

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