two whooping cranes
@ International Crane Foundation
ICF - On Shady Lane Road between Baroboo and Wisconsin Dells
The ICF works worldwide to conserve cranes and the wetland and grassland ecosystems on which they depend. They maitain a flock of over 100 cranes including the only complete collection of all 15 crane species ever assembled.
The Whooping Crane - recovering from a low of only 21 birds in the wild in the 1940s to around 599 birds today, the Whooping Crane's recovery is one of conservation's most inspiring success stories.