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Title: Whooping Crane Chick L8-10
This adolescent chick, hatched and raised at the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, is one of ten whooping cranes being released in Louisiana in February 2011. It is a milestone for the state and for the birds, which have not lived in the state since the 1950s.
Location: Laurel, MD, USA
Date Taken: 2011
Photographer: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center , USGS
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