Big Foot

Just as humans have different sized feet, some cranes have larger feet than others.

Take tiny Whooping crane number 8-17 – look at the size of his/her foot! I hope for his/her sake, it’s a he. I also hope he eventually grows into his feet!

Colleen will be writing a post tomorrow where you can meet the rest of this, our youngest whooping crane in the 2017 costume reared cohort.

Be sure to return to check him out… and see if he matches his big foot.

Whooping cranes do not have webbed feet but are still great swimmers. Photo: Colleen Chase

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5 Comments

  1. Ann Manning June 12, 2017 8:38 pm

    I first thought it was something you guys found crawling around in one of the wet pens.

  2. Pat (FFMN) June 12, 2017 8:22 pm

    Looks like an octopus !!!

  3. Jane Maher June 12, 2017 12:10 pm

    This is not a foot. It is a cluster of dangerous jumping worms.

    • Heather Ray June 12, 2017 6:02 pm

      That’s what I thought they were when I first saw them!

  4. Dora Giles June 12, 2017 12:08 pm

    leave us with a cliff hanger. Love it.

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