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Find Illinois, location of the cranes. From which direction are the winds today? If you were a pilot, what would be your decision about flying today? Yes, today is down-day six here, with 130.4 miles gone.
Meanwhile, two wild Whooping cranes have completed migration from Canada to Texas. They were seen October 22 on their wintering grounds at Aransas NWR. They are part of a flock that has migrated between Wood Buffalo National Park in the Northwest Territories of Canada and Aransas National Wildlife Refuge for generations. This is the only naturally migrating Whooping crane flock left in existence. Do you wonder how many wild cranes are in the world? See below.