Ever Hear a Whooper?

Reed, Leonard; Kaye, Joseph
March 1947
Saturday Evening Post;3/1/1947, Vol. 219 Issue 35, p74
The article discusses about the rare bird called whooping crane. According to the authors, the bird is named because of its strident, echoing cry that issues from a coiled windpipe measuring five feet. It is the tallest American bird standing five feet high with white plumage, a long gray bill, red head and face, yellow face and a 7-feet wingspan.


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