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Mating

Males grab females with their front legs and ride to shore. The females bury in the sand and release eggs while the males release sperm.


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FWC Facts:
Whooping cranes eat aquatic invertebrates (insects, crustaceans and mollusks), small vertebrates (fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals), roots, acorns and berries.

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