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West African Black-Crowned Crane

The story of how the crane got its crown is told according to African legend. While hunting, a chief once became lost and quickly became weak from dehydration. He asked several passing animals if they would help him, but all refused because he had hunted them. Finally a flock of cranes flew by and agreed to help, bringing him water and leading him to his court. As a thank-you, the chief called upon the court magician to give them each a gold crown. And from where the magician touched them, sprouted beautiful crowns of golden feathers.

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Azusa, California, United States of America
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© Kimberly Coates.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2018
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 25, 2018, 3:39 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 70D
Focal Length: 220mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f5
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