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Whooping Crane by Mind Map: Whooping Crane
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Whooping Crane

feeding

fish

grains

plants

birds

insects

map

cause of population number

habitat loss

predators

remaining whooping cranes

whooping cranes were declared endangered in 1967. Ever since then whooping cranes decrease every day

adaption

able to catch small animals with their fast legs

glide with water

threats

wind farms

predators

habitat loss

behaviour

searches for smaller animals to eat. started flying because of animal trainers. can smell a predator from 5 km

status

endangered

characteristics

the species nearly stands 1.5 metres.with a wingspan of 2.3 metres. males wheigh on an average of 7.0 kg. while womans wheigh on an average of 6.0 kg

reproduction

baby hatches in 29-31 days

only switches partners if older baby dies

babies can swim as soon as their born and learn how to fly within 80-90 days

conservation

attempts have been made to establish other breeding populations in captivity

in 1975 a project of the american and canadian wild services involved cross fostering with sandhill cranes to establish a second half sustaining flock

habitat

muskage of the taiga