Texas Drought Threatens Endangered Whooping Cranes

Yahoo!: According to the Associated Press, the devastating drought in Texas this past year is threatening the survival of an endangered species. Only about 300 whooping cranes remain in the wild and use Texas as their wintering grounds. But the drought has made food and water scarce and so far scientists have discovered at least one crane that has died, eliciting alarm since it abnormal to see dead birds this early in the season. The lack of food is even more problematic on the way back to nest in Canada......

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