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Modified 15-May-13
Created 15-May-13
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These endangered whooping cranes were in the class of 2009 which we led from Wisconsin by ultralight aircraft to winter at the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge.They are part of a whooping crane reintroduction project by Operation Migration to establish an eastern migatory flock of these the largest birds in North America. For the following two years they have migrated back on their own and found a home at a pasture pond in southern Leon County. By the middle of March they take flight to follow their migratory path back to Wisconsin to breed...

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