INTO THE WILD
- Planes Saving Cranes. Lopata, Peg // Faces (07491387);Mar2011, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p6
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- Ever Hear a Whooper? Reed, Leonard; Kaye, Joseph // 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,...
- On the Move. Smith, Natalie // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;10/19/2009, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p6
The article focuses on the migration and the declining population of the endangered bird species whooping crane. It relates that from the three flocks of whooping cranes in North America, only one migrates without human help. Experts have found that the population of the flock that migrates...
- Operation Migration. Madsen, Joyce Styron // Boys' Quest;Jun/Jul2002, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p38
Provides information on the Operation Migration project aimed at encouraging a second migratory flock of whooping cranes in North America.
- Follow the Leader. // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition;12/16/2004, Vol. 73 Issue 10, p3
Presents information on a program that aided whooping cranes migrate from Wisconsin to North America.
- Flown Away Home. Schlag-Mendenhall, Matt // Birder's World;Aug2002, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p64
Reports on the migration of five Whooping Cranes from Florida to Wisconsin in April 2002. Description of the weather when four of the five birds arrived in Wisconsin; Information on the fifth Whooping Crane that separated from the flock; Comments from crane experts on the birds' performance...
- Crane Spotting. THOMAS, LES // Southern Living;Feb2012, Vol. 47 Issue 2, pTXL4
The article focuses on whooping cranes, also known as snowbirds. Information is provided on the birds including how they are the tallest birds in the U.S., how they migrate from Canada to Arkansas during the winter, and how they eat as many as eighty crabs per day. It is noted that whooping...
- Karner Blue Butterflies and Necedah NWR. Czech, Brian // Endangered Species Bulletin;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p32
Focuses on the condition of the Karner blue butterfly that has been endangered primarily by habitat loss and is highly supported by the Necedah National Wildlife Refuge in Wisconsin. Factors that affect the species' habitat loss like urbanization and wildfire prevention; Limitation on the range...
- Whooping good news. // Ranger Rick;Apr97, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p38
Focuses on the success of efforts to save the whooping cranes. Increase in number of wild whooping cranes seen at the Arkansas National Wildlife Refuge in Texas.