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Special Assignment: Endangered Species (Whooping Cranes) #93935

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 26, 1985
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(Studio) Report on whooping cranes introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Aransas, Texas) Conservationists reported to believe whooping cranes extinct in early 20th Century, before discovery of one flock at wintering grounds near Aransas, Texas. Federal government action to save birds noted. [US Fish and Wildlife Service spokesperson James LEWIS - comments on government program.] Details given with regard to cooperative efforts of United States and Canadian conservationists to make discoveries with regard to cranes and United States government efforts to artificially incubate and raise cranes. [LEWIS - comments on progress.]
REPORTER: Roger Caras

(Studio) Upcoming report in series outlined.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Caras, Roger;
Jennings, Peter

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