|Posted on 6/2/2016 2:31:00 PM.|
A 9,000 dollar reward is being offered by the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for any information on the fatal shooting of two Whooping Cranes in Acadia Parish. LDWF Spokesperson Adam Einck says they found the endangered birds with gunshot wounds in Rayne. He says both birds were found very close to each other.
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|Posted on 4/15/2016 12:59:00 PM.|
Another baby whooping crane has joined the family of endangered birds in Louisiana, as two eggs have hatched in Jefferson Davis Parish this week. LDWF biologist, Sara Zimorski, leads the whooping crane project that is working to reestablish the birds in Louisiana. Zimorski says this is an historic hatching.
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|Posted on 5/5/2014 10:31:00 AM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says, sadly, the two whooping crane eggs that were produced this spring were not fertile and they will not hatch. But spokesman Bo Boehringer says it's not all bad news. He says it's a good sign that the endangered whooping cranes from the LDWF experimental population are mating.
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|Posted on 2/20/2014 12:12:00 PM.|
|The whooping crane found shot in Jefferson Davis parish was euthanized on Wednesday at the LSU Veterinary School. The wounded bird was taken in for treatment on February 8th after being found with a dead whooping crane. Adam Einck of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says the bird responded well at first....|
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|Posted on 6/5/2013 5:30:00 PM.|
A 10-thousand dollar reward is now being offered for information that leads to the conviction of the person who fatally shot an endangered whooping crane. The crane was found in Red River Parish in April.
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