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Mississippi Sandhill Cranes Hatched at White Oak Released into the Wild

Mississippi Sandhill Cranes Hatched at White Oak Released into the Wild

Last week, three Mississippi sandhill cranes raised at White Oak were introduced into the wild at the Mississippi Sandhill Crane Wildlife Refuge near Gautier, MS. The cranes, hatched this spring, were raised by their parents in large naturalistic habitats where they learned to forage for food, interact with others, and develop the survival skills necessary…

Whooping Crane Family Released into the Wild

Whooping Crane Family Released into the Wild

This past spring two whooping crane chicks were hatched at White Oak Conservation, marking the first time this species had bred at White Oak. The chicks were raised by their parents in a large habitat where they learned to forage for natural food such as bugs, tadpoles, and lizards. The chicks grew quickly and by…

Whooping Cranes Hatch at White Oak whooping crane parent feeding chick

Whooping Cranes Hatch at White Oak

We are pleased to announce that two critically endangered whooping crane chicks have hatched here at White Oak, marking the first time this species has successfully bred at White Oak. The chicks are being raised by their parents in a large naturalistic habitat that provides plenty of natural food and cover. The whooping crane family…

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