Created 4-Oct-12
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The number of Whooping Cranes was estimated to be 21 birds in the wild and 2 in captivity in 1941. As recently as 2011, there was an estimated 437 Whooping Cranes in the wild and more than 165 in captivity. The birds stand 5 feet tall with a wingspan of 7.5 feet.

Categories & Keywords
Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
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Keywords:Endangered species, Whooping Cranes