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The Dancing Cranes of Hokkaido

Submitted by on May 18, 2011 – 3:08 pm2 Comments
Red-crowned Crane by joyrex

Red-crowned Crane by joyrex

Learn about the Red-crowned Cranes from the people at How Stuff Works.

You will learn about their unique courtship dance, about the red patch on their head (hint: it’s not feathers) and other really interesting stuff.

I need to visit Japan!

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