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great-and-small · 8 months ago
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You simply cannot predict the length of these babies’ legs until you see them stand up
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tangledwing · 3 months ago
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Grey crowned cranes (Balearica regulorum), is closely related to the black crowned crane, and the two species have sometimes been treated as the same species. The two are separable on the basis of genetic evidence, calls, plumage and bare parts, and all authorities treat them as different species today. - Wikipedia
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myfairynuffstuff · a month ago
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Tim Hayward (b.1952) - The Dance - Blue. 2021. Watercolour and gouache on paper.
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pupscomfortcorner · 19 days ago
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Glamrock Freddy Fazbear Stimboard
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youneedone2 · 4 months ago
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Calm Spirit by Dawid Planeta
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incendavery · 6 months ago
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🍃💕👁💕🍃
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ankewehner · 3 months ago
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A small interview with the crane husband. Mentioned here that he has multiple crane wives...
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waldesgeist · 13 days ago
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December 2021
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great-and-small · 4 months ago
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For those of you who haven’t yet tired of all the Sandhill Crane content- here’s an update on my favorite chick! Do you remember when this little one was just a tiny fuzzball learning how to pick through the grass for bugs? Now he’s as tall as his mom and you can see the gorgeous scarlet feathers coming in on his brow! I love this video because you can see that this juvenile is still learning how to be a crane from his parents. See how he carefully follows the adult and mirrors her body language? Now that he’s got the hang of foraging and obtaining food, he needs to learn more about scanning for predators and staying aware of his surroundings. Watch till the end to see momma crane display this species’ unique vocalization!
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oncanvas · 5 months ago
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Autumn Cranes, Lin Hukui, 2017
Ink and colour on paper scroll 68 x 139 cm (26 ¾ x 54 ¾ in.)
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stagefoureddiediaz · a month ago
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Just having a moment over the red Crane shirt that Hen is wearing when Chimney leaves to go find Maddie. its an amazing shirt, and lead me down a research rabbit hole (thank you ADHD!!)
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In Korea there is a species of Crane called the red crowned crane (which is the one on the shirt - you can see the red crown) and they are revered as a symbol of fidelity, longevity and luck. Cranes migrate over long distances and most species mate for life.
if that isn’t just a beautiful analogy for Chim and Maddie and their relationship and the fact he’s travelling long distances to find his mate then I don’t know what is!
Costume department - you are just amazing!
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random-brushstrokes · 9 months ago
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Jessie Arms Botke - Demoiselle Cranes (1930)
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clawmarks · 4 months ago
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Illustration from Der Guckkasten: illustrierte Zeitschrift für Humor und Kunst - 1912 - via University of Heidelberg
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typhlonectes · a month ago
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Farmers tempt endangered cranes back – by growing their favourite food
In Cambodia’s fertile Mekong delta, rice farmers are switching to the varieties loved by the world’s tallest flying bird to help stop its decline.
Several years ago, I counted more than 300 cranes in the wetlands near my rice field,” says farmer Khean Khoay, as he reminisces about the regal-looking eastern sarus crane. Khoay’s village, Koh Chamkar in Kampot province, lies on the outskirts of the Anlung Pring protected landscape in south-west Cambodia, in the fertile and biodiverse Mekong delta.
The region has been enriched by centuries of silt deposited by the Mekong, the longest river in south-east Asia and a lifeline for millions who depend on its resources. But as more and more land is converted for agriculture and aquaculture, and the impacts of the climate crisis, such as erosion and saltwater intrusion, are felt, the area’s wildlife has become increasingly threatened.
Among the birds affected are the cranes that once visited the land near Khoay’s rice field in large numbers. NatureLife Cambodia, BirdLife International’s partner in the country, says only 91 eastern sarus cranes visited Anlung Pring this year. The future of these birds may lie in the hands of 16 farmers from Koh Chamkar village, including Khoay, who lease their land to NatureLife...
Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/nov/20/cambodia-rice-farmers-tempt-endangered-cranes-back-by-growing-their-favourite-food-aoe
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thefoldedcranedice · 2 months ago
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Resin cranes! My crane was 3D printed by ArcanaCast and molds and subsequent cranes by me!
Also serve as dice guardians for the sets I make now!
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mikeahrens · a month ago
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Approaching the airport...
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myfairynuffstuff · 7 months ago
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Christiane Rwagatare (b.1964) - Crowned Cranes. 2018. Tapestry woven on cotton canvas.
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cpleblow · 7 months ago
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dawn: port of oakland
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great-and-small · 7 months ago
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When did she get to be a beauty? When did he grow to be so tall? Wasn’t it yesterday when they were small...
-Sunrise, Sunset (Fiddler on the Roof)
These little Sandhill crane colts have grown so much in the past three months! From fuzzy, clumsy hatchlings to competent and graceful adolescent birds. I can’t wait to see their lovely crimson crowns come in as they continue to grow. I feel so lucky that I have been able to follow this Sandhill family over the summer!
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gestaltaggregation · 3 months ago
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December 8th, 2020
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