East African Crowned Crane
|Grey Crowned Crane|
The East African crowned crane’s, or the grey crowned crane (Balearica regulorum) is a waterfowl species this inhabits wetter areas of eastern and southern Africa. They grow up to 3.5 feet and weigh over 8 pounds. The East African crowned crane can live up to 25 years in captivity. They eat a variety of grasses, seeds, insects, and other small animals.
- IUCN Red List, retrieved 03-12-2009