Grey crowned crane

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Grey crowned crane
Grey Crowned Crane at Zoo Copenhagen.jpg
Scientific classification
Binomial name
Balearica regulorum
Eggs of the grey crowned crane

The grey crowned crane or East African crowned crane (Balearica regulorum) is a waterfowl species which lives in 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.

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  1. IUCN Red List, retrieved 03-12-2009