How Big is a Whooping Crane?
Whooping cranes are the tallest birds in North America. Adults are FIVE FEET tall! Baby chicks grow fast. They can grow one-half to one inch per day.
Whooping cranes have a wide wingspan. How wide? EIGHT FEET!
Try This! Journal Question/Activity
• Use numbers and measurements to compare your height and arm span to a Whooping crane's height and wingspan. Imagine how big you'd be now if you grew as fast as a baby whooper!
• Draw a life-size Whooping crane with our instructions and handouts.