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Crane ID: Would You Know a Whooper?
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Could you pick a Whooping Crane out of a crowd? If you were close enough, here's what you might hear: The unison call, the guard call, or the soft brood call to babies.

But it's hard to get that close. You might have an easier time spotting a Whooping Crane.

Watch this slideshow to learn how to identify an adult whooper. It ends with a quiz to test your knowledge!

Crane kids are cute, but you're much
more likely to see adults!

Photo: USGS