If you're not a cranic (lover of cranes), you might not understand the pleasure of enjoying my first cup of coffee while watching Operation Migration's CraneCam. Today I watched all six members of the Class of 2012 gracefully followed ultralight-plane pilots, Brooke Pennypacker and Richard van Heuvelen, into the state of Illinois. This was day number 11 and the young cranes already look as if they've got this migration thing down pat.
Below is the YouTube video that describes the migration.
Flight to Survive
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