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Grus Americana, Whooping crane, Grue blanche
Grus Americana, Whooping crane, Grue blanche
Laser-cut acrylic and archival pigment on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag, 3 parts assembled, also available as a print
23 1/4 x 40 in or 58,9 x 101,6 cm
2020

Status: Endangered in Canada and under consideration for listing as Threatened in the USA

One of the most spectacular birds native to North America. Decline mainly due to their habitat loss (wetlands drained) and past rampant, unregulated hunting for their meat and feathers.

Source: www.usgs.gov