Stanley Crane Anthropoides paradiseus

The Xhosa and Zulu people both held the Stanley crane in high regard and only allowed the feathers to be worn by certain people in special circumstances.

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ORIGIN:
Southern Africa

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HABITAT:
Grasslands

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
11 lbs
Height: 40-48 in

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DIET:
Grasses, roots, frogs and small invertebrates

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PREDATORS:

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NATURAL DEFENSES:

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REPRODUCTION:
Lay two eggs at one time

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THREATS:
Habitat loss and power line collisions

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:

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