North American Crane Working Group

 

Authors

Carol G. Hesch

Date of this Version

1992

Document Type

Article

Citation

Hesch C.G. Crane propagation at Miami Metrozoo, 1983-1987. In: Wood D. A., ed. 1992. Proceedings 1988 North American Crane Workshop, Feb. 22–24, 1988. Lake Wales, Florida (Tallahassee, FL: State of Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission Nongame Wildlife Program Technical Report #12, 1992), pp. 231-238.

Comments

Used by permission of the North American Crane Working Group.

Abstract

Five species of cranes are bred at Miami Metrozoo. Few health problems have been encountered in raising a large number of chicks. Rearing cranes in close confinement, with limited resources, requires sound management and careful observation.