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Meet the Flock: Get to Know the Cranes
Crane Quiz #1

See: Meet the Flock, Hatch Year 2009. Scroll down to click on each chick's photo for a link to its life story (bio) page.

Hatch Year 2009 Answer

1. What is the age range between the youngest chick and the oldest chick in the Class of 2009?

STRATEGY TIP: The cranes are numbered according to the order in which they hatched. How can you use that fact to find the age range, or difference in age between the oldest chick and the youngest chick?

 

_______ days

 

2. Which two of this year's older chicks are from eggs laid (but abandoned) by wild parents in the Eastern flock? (Look at "Egg Source" on each chick's page.)

 

 

3. Which chick in the very youngest group has "turned into the typical teenager who gets lippy" by beak-jabbing everyone else?

 

 

4. Which chick did Bev call their "water rat" because he kept sneaking out of flight practice to wade in the lovely marsh, and to hang around an adult crane pair seemed like they wanted to adopt him?

 

 

How did you do? After you're done, check answers here.

Journey North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in cooperation with the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).

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