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Adopt A Whooper Kickoff 2012

Dancng like a Whooping Crane The Kickoff for the revitalized Adopt A Whooper program was held July 28 2012 at the National Wildlife Visitor Center. The program is sponsored by Friends of Patuxent to support research, education, and interpretive programs of the US Geological Survey Whooping Crane Project at Patuxent.

The Kickoff offered many educational whooping crane activities for all ages.

Photographs courtesy of FWS Volunteer Ed Grimes.

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Pre-Kickoff
Adopt A Whooper photo board
Measuring up to a Whooping Crane
Kid's coloring table
Dr. Greg Smith, Director of the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Dancing like a Whooping Crane
Crane origami
A member of Patuxent's Crane Crew
Photos of Whooping Crane development at Patuxent
Puppet Show
Puppeteers talking to visitors after the show
Happy door prize winners!


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