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Asian blue quail (Coturnix chinensis) at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary

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Merlin (Falco columbarius columbarius) at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary

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Merlin (Falco columbarius columbarius) at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary

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Merlin (Falco columbarius columbarius) at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary

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White-footed deer mouse (Peromyscus leucopus bairdii)
at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary

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White-footed deer mouse (Peromyscus leucopus bairdii)
at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary

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Hourglass treefrog tadpoles (Dendropsophus or Hyla ebracatta) that are a month old at Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison, WI.

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Hourglass treefrog tadpoles (Dendropsophus or Hyla ebracatta) that are a month old at Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison, WI.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Higgins eye pearly mussel (Lampsilis higginsii) at the Genoa National Fish Hatchery, Genoa, Wisconsin.

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A shell of a dead winged mapleleaf mussel (Quadrula fragosa). The winged mapleleaf is critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered. This is one of 44 species of freshwater mussels still found in the upper Mississippi River near Prairie du Chien, WI.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Higgins eye pearly mussel (Lampsilis higginsii) at the Genoa National Fish Hatchery, Genoa, Wisconsin.

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A shell of a dead winged mapleleaf mussel (Quadrula fragosa). The winged mapleleaf is critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered. This is one of 44 species of freshwater mussels still found in the upper Mississippi River near Prairie du Chien, WI.

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Whooping crane, (Grus americana), chicks at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI.

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A health exam for whooping crane chicks, (Grus americana), at the International Crane Center. Shown are biologists and veterinarians wearing gray ‘sandhill crane’ costumes as they examine chicks, take measurements, and give shots. They all wear gray to mimic the colors of a ‘bad guy’ bird, the sandhill crane. White is worn only when they want to imitate whooper parents in positive situations only.

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A biologist at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI.

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A pair of adult whooping cranes, (Grus americana), tend to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. They are raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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Whooping cranes, (Grus americana), and their costumed trainers at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI.

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A pair of adult whooping cranes, (Grus americana), tend to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. They are raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana) forages for food in a display marsh at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, as part of a recovery program for the species.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana) forages for food in a display marsh at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, as part of a recovery program for the species.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana) forages for food in a display marsh at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, as part of a recovery program for the species.

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An egg of whooping crane, (Grus americana), begins to hatch at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI.

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An egg of whooping crane, (Grus americana), begins to hatch at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI.

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A whooper chick, (Grus americana), hatches at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana), tends to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana) forages for food in a display marsh at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, as part of a recovery program for the species.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana), tends to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana), tends to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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A whooper chick, (Grus americana), hatches at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. Shown is the egg almost fully rotated and placed in front of sound speakers that play the purring calls of adult whoopers. This stimulates the chick to finish hatching.

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A whooper chick, (Grus americana), hatches at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI.

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A whooper chick, (Grus americana), hatches at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI.

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A whooper chick, (Grus americana), hatches at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. A biologist removes the membrane from the shell for lab analysis.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana) forages for food in a display marsh at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, as part of a recovery program for the species.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana), tends to a chick in a public exhibit area at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, searching for food to bring it within their display marsh.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana) forages for food in a display marsh at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, as part of a recovery program for the species.

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An adult whooping crane (Grus americana) forages for food in a display marsh at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, WI. It is one of a pair of adults, raising a chick that is not their own, as part of a recovery program for the species.

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