(6,7) Dr Langenberg initiated ICF's involvement in recovery efforts for the whooping crane (Grus americana
), the world's rarest crane.
One of the nation's most iconic endangered species, the whooping crane (Grus americana
), faced a pivotal time in the mid- to late-1960s.
To exemplify, the order of the arteries branching from the subclavian artery is the axillary, coracoid major, pectoral and intercostal arteries in the Grus americana
(whooping crane) (Fisher, 1955), the axillary, pectoral, intercostal and coracoid major arteries in the Grus antigone (sarus crane) (Glenny, 1947), and the sternoclavicular artery, axillary artery and thoracic trunk in the Eurasian bittern (Erdogan, 2012).
Effects of rearing treatment on the behavior of captive whooping cranes (Grus americana
Surgical removal of tracheal foreign body from a whooping crane (Grus Americana
"The older birds get, the closer they stick to the straight line," says ecologist Thomas Mueller of the University of Maryland in College Park, who crunched data from 73 Grus americana
migrating between Wisconsin and Florida.
JER FALCON (Falco Rusticolus) COLUMBIA JAY (Coruus Bullockii) WHITE PELICAN (Pelecanus Erythrorhynchos) FISH HAWK (Pandion Haliaetus) WHOOPING CRANE (Grus Americana
) CALIFORNIAN VULTURE (Pseudogryphus Californianus) WHITE HEADED EAGLE (Haliaeetus Leucocephalus) HUNTER John James Audubon shot the birds in the American wilderness SNOWY OWL (Bubo Scandiacus) BIRD OF PAY Sotheby's worker Mary Engleheart & the rare copy of the 19th century work, valued at up to pounds 6million
A record 237 endangered whooping cranes (Grus americana
) arrived in their Texas wintering grounds in 2006-2007.
Next door to the exhibit pod is a carefully replicated wetland, the Amoco Whooping Crane Exhibit--home to Omega and Seurat, two formidable 5-feet-tall snow-white birds (Grus Americana
) sporting long, dagger-shaped beaks and fiery eyes.
In feces from over half of birds, we found coccidian oocysts with mitochondrial gene sequences identical to those of Eimeria gruis and Eimeria reichenowi previously obtained from sympatric whooping cranes (Grus americana