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Multi-species herbivore outbreak follows El Nio drought in Panama
...were actually tipped off about the outbreak by the crane
operator, who complained that his parked car was c...la on the arm of a 42 m tall modified construction crane
in Panama City's Metropolitan Park. The crane, one of two in Panama and nine worldwide, permits scie...
Injured whooping crane recovering at USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
A whooping crane
that was shot earlier this month in Kansas is show... 11 pellets in its body and a broken wing. Another crane
that was shot during this incident did not survive. The bird arrived at Patuxent on Thurs., Nov. 18...
Whooping crane shot in Kansas dies
The wild whooping crane
that had been shot in Kansas and transported to th...ms had worsened since his arrival at Patuxent. The crane
was receiving nebulization therapy, antibiotics, and oral antifungal medications. The injured crane...
Superconducting magnet attracts molecular research
... our stewardship," noted Pochapsky. Brought in by crane
and located at a site protected from large metal objects and radio frequency interference, the superconducting behemoth was actually energized with about the same amount of power consumed by a big stereo, Pochapsky explained. First, the superconduct...
Removing egg from nest may help save endangered whooping crane
...rom Wood Buffalo National Park one of two whooping crane
eggs laid and raising it in a "foster-parenting" p...movals may reduce the productivity of the whooping crane
population and that more generally, human intervention and disturbance should be minimized. Boyce's ...
UF study first to quantify validity of DNA I.D. tool using marine snails
...kes by birds up to a certain size, but not a large crane
or goose," he said. "Thus, it's helpful to know which brand of shredded tweet went through the combine." And because the technology also can identify eggs or other different life stages it could be used to help stop the spread of invasive species, Me...
New study pinpoints epicenters of Earth's imminent extinctions
...Mississippi, and six sites in Hawaii. The whooping crane
and the recently rediscovered ivory-billed woodpecker are two spectacular American species that qualify for inclusion. Particular concentrations of sites are also found in the Andes of South America, in Brazil's Atlantic Forests, throughout the Carib...
Crane hatching marks a first for Smithsonian's National Zoo
...118-year history -- the hatching of a rare wattled crane
chick. After 33 days of incubation by the adult ...-central Africa has dramatically decreased wattled crane
populations in the wild, and breeding programs like the National Zoo's have helped to stabilize this...