Whooping Crane

An Endangered Species

The Whooping Crane

The whooping crane is endangered. It is endangered because it was hunted in for feathers and its meat. The whooping crane is a prey for bears and mountain lions. The whooping crane is also a predator for crabs, worms, shrimp, snails, leeches, larval, insects, frogs, rodents, minnows, and other small marine life. They live in trees by lakes and rivers. They stand in the water and wait for fish and craps to go by. It thens extends its long neck and eats the prey. This also leaves it vulnerable for predators to get them. They are second level consumers and sometimes third level consumers.

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