|Rain delays whooping cranes learning to migrate|
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Rain delays whooping cranes learning to migrate
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Rain showers have delayed eight endangered whooping cranes ready to complete their journey to their winter home on Florida’s Gulf Coast.
The birds are being taught to migrate by humans flying ultralight aircraft. They left Wisconsin in October and landed Tuesday in northwest Florida.
The cranes had been expected to fly over Leon County on Wednesday morning on their way to St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge.
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