South Africa's endangered crane population on the rise

South Africa's endangered crane population on the rise
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*South Africa’s national bird, the Blue Crane, has been on the endangered species list for years, but a recent aerial survey shows a decades-long conservation effort is bringing the bird back from the brink of extinction.*

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Every year, South African conservationists fly in transect patterns across the coastal province of KwaZulu-Natal to determine how well the birds are doing.

“We cover over 25,000 square kilometres over 5 days and we therefore determine a minimum population size of all three …
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