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After a year, the chick will be completely white with black wing-tips like this wild whooper. His eyes are gold, and the red crown on the top of his head is covered with spare black feathers. The whooping crane is North America's tallest bird, and is an international symbol of conservation. (USGS photo)

After a year, the chick will be completely white with black wing-tips like this wild whooper. His eyes are gold, and the red crown on the top of his head is covered with spare black feathers. The whooping crane is North America's tallest bird, and is an international symbol of conservation. (USGS photo)

                                           
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