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The Tallest Bird In North America

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The Whooping Cranes is the tallest bird in North America, standing at five feet tall. They are named for their loud and penetrating mating call, live and breed in wetland areas where they feed on crabs, clams, frogs and other aquatic creatures. They are pure white with black wing tips and a red crown.

The Whooping crane is an endangered species with 400 of the birds in the wild. In 1941 there were as few as 20 left.

Posted:  2002-12-02  8:57:35 PM

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