Whooping cranes are the tallest birds in North America, with long legs and necks, streamlined bodies, and rounded wings. They live in wetlands and grasslands in Canada and the United States.
Part of the group called Typical Cranes, they tolerate colder weather and nest on the ground.
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Grus americana (whooping crane)
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Whooping Crane (Grus americana)
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