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Whooping Cranes #226849

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 24, 1973
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(Studio) Many Audubon Society bird watchers to spend part of day at annual bird count.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Aransas Refuge, Texas) Difficult birds to find include whooping crane. Humans take most of land originally claimed by cranes. Only 1 federal haven remains for cranes. [Audubon Society biologist David BLANKENSHIP - reports environmental factors against cranes' survival.] Mil. bombing and hunting range exists close to cranes' refuge. [Lieutenant Colonel Winfred NEWSOME - insists military range poses no threat to whooping cranes.]
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

Duvall, Jed;
Kuralt, Charles

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