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

Directions: Go to Meet the Flock, Hatch Year 2011. Scroll down to click on each chick's photo for a link to its life story (bio page) and you'll find the answers!

Hatch Year 2011 Answer

1. What is the age range between the oldest chick and the youngest chick in the Class of 2011?

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 (difference in age) between the oldest chick and the youngest chick?

 

_______ days

2. How many males are in the ultralight-led Class of 2011? How many females?

TIP: Each crane's gender is found at the top of its bio page. Click here for links to each bio page. Knowing the genders will give clues to answers for the next two questions.

____ males

_____ females

3. This young crane is the "ace flier" of the group.

 

4. This bully pecks chicks at rest, and steals frogs or interesting sticks from the others.

 

 

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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