Monday, January 28, 2013

Whooping Extinction

One of the greatest endangered species success stories of our time soars on huge, white wings and sings with the resonance of a symphony. Can you guess the bird I'm talking about?

Photo by Klaus Nigge / USFWS

It's the whooping crane! Among the fledgling populations that are being reestablished in states like Florida and Wisconsin, the long-lost Louisiana flock of White Lake Wetland Conservation Area is staging a comeback after a 60 year absence.

Learn more about the Louisiana cranes and the people who have helped them reclaim their historic homeland here:

Whooping Cranes Return to Louisiana after 60 Years

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