The Man Who Saved the Whooping Crane: The Robert Porter Allen Story

The Man Who Saved the Whooping Crane: The Robert Porter Allen Story

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Millions of people know a little bit about efforts to save the whooping crane, thanks to the movie Fly Away Home and annual news stories about ultralight planes leading migratory flocks. But few realize that in the spring of 1941, the population of these magnificent birds--pure white with black wingtips, standing five feet tall with a seven-foot wingspan--had reached an all-time low of fifteen. Written off as a species destined for extinction, the whooping crane… (more)

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Publisher: University Press of Florida (September 16, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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