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Photo by Joel Sartore
The red-crowned crane is seen as a symbol of fidelity, good luck, love and long life in the Orient and is the second rarest crane species in the world.
Weight: Average 21 pounds; Height: Average 63 inches; Wingspan: Average 94 inches
Insect, aquatic invertebrates, amphibians, rodents, fish, reeds, grasses and other plants
Wetlands, salt and freshwater marshes
Range in the Wild:
Listed as Endangered.
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