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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sandhill Crane Colts Learn to Forage

These 3-day-old colts get a lesson in foraging for grubs with their parents. The sibling wants in on this catch, while a proud parent looks on. Their nonverbal communication was almost palpable.

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Date Taken: 03.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Melbourne, Florida, United States of America
Copyright: © Lori Vetter Bowers