Whooping cranes had banner year

by Tim Edwards - December 17, 2017

The NWT’s summer population of whooping cranes is booming. “There were three times as many chicks hatched this year as there were whooping cranes in existence in 1941,” says Rhona Kindopp, acting resource conservation manager with Parks Canada. Sixty-three were born this year. Whooping cranes nest in Wood Buffalo National Park every year around May,…

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