About the Whooping Crane
Height: 5 feet
Wingspan: 7 to 8 feet
Primarily plant roots, blue crabs, small mammals, amphibians, reptiles and insects.
The whooping crane is the tallest flying bird in North America. They have an elaborate dance they do during breeding season as part of their courtship behaviors.
You Can Find This Animal in the Alfred Huang North American Crane Exhibit
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Don't miss our seasonal bird show, Masters of Flight: Birds of Prey, featuring bird species from around the world!
Learn more about Zoo New England's support of Operation Migration and their efforts to guide whooping cranes along their migration route with ultralight aircraft.