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Wise Old Whooping Cranes Keep Captive-Bred Fledglings On Track

| August 30, 2013
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Being a wildlife biologist in the 21st century increasingly means rescuing rare animals from extinction. Among the success stories is the whooping crane. Seventy years ago there were only 16 birds left on the planet. Now there are 403.

But breeding more birds isn’t enough. Scientists want to restore the crane’s …Read More

Source: NPR Science – ingested into KQED

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