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Aransas NWR | Combating Climate Impacts on the Whooping Crane (04:39)

Host: Sarah Leon with Dan Alonso

Whooping crane, Aransas NWR (click to view larger)
Whooping Crane
Photo credit: K. Nigge


Even though a record-breaking 281 whooping cranes wintered this past season at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge on the Gulf Coast of Texas, climate change is a major concern for the charismatic endangered species.

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Last updated: May 20, 2011