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
Committed to Cranes
General Curator recognized for 30 years of dedication and service to the Wattled Crane program.
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.