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  • Endangered whooping cranes coming to Vermilion

    November 18, 2013 10:22 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A new group of 11 young whooping cranes is scheduled to arrive in Vermilion Parish next month in an ongoing project to re-establish the endangered birds in the south Louisiana marshes where they once thrived. Since the project began in February 2011, 40 of the rare... more »
  • Researchers trace activity of rare whooping cranes

    November 26, 2012 3:51 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Whooping cranes introduced to the wild in southwestern Louisiana are the focus of intense research aimed at finding out where they go, what they eat and what else they do with their time. Nobody has ever looked for such detailed information about how captive-bred whoopers live... more »
  • Hearings set for reintroduction of whooping cranes

    September 8, 2010 5:29 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) State and federal wildlife officials plan to hold two hearings this month about a plan to reintroduce whooping cranes in Louisiana. Last month, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a plan to bring the whooping crane back to Louisiana. The birds are among the most endangered... more »
  • Hopes of Bringing Whooping Cranes Back Into South LA

    August 19, 2010 3:33 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hopes to bring whooping cranes back into south Louisiana, establishing a flock that lives and breeds on state-owned land in Vermilion Parish. Whoopers are the world's most endangered crane, with just under 400 birds in the wild and fewer than... more »
  • Whooping cranes may go to White Lake

    August 19, 2010 3:28 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hopes to bring whooping cranes back into south Louisiana, establishing a flock that lives and breeds on state-owned land in Vermilion Parish. Whoopers are the world's most endangered crane, with just under 400 birds in the wild and fewer than 150... more »

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