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Early worm

Early worm

A family of sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis) on the early morning excursion through a small wetland in Scapegoat Wilderness. Male introduces 3 day old chicks to earthworms. In coming days chicks will gradually learn to forage by themselves, acquiring complete independence from parents by about six weeks of age.

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