HOODED CRANE

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SCIENTIFIC NAME:  Grus monacha

HABITAT:  Rare outside of its main wintering grounds in southern Japan, western Korea, and eastern China, where it gathers in small family units as well as massive flocks.

CONSERVATION STATUS:   Vulnerable

FUN FACT:  Like all cranes, hooded cranes are renowned for their spectacular and elaborate courtship dances that strengthen bonds between mated pairs

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