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Operation Migration marks decade of helping whooping cranes

Published 11/09/2011, Associated Press

MILWAUKEE — An effort started a decade ago to return the whooping crane to its original numbers in eastern North America seemed outlandish. Workers in Wisconsin would don crane-like costumes to raise chicks hatched in captivity, then teach young cranes an annual migration route to Florida using an ultralight plane to lead the way.

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