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The Whooping Cranes of Aransas: a Survival Story

To watch whooping cranes methodically pluck blue crabs from a salt marsh along the Texas Gulf coast with their long beaksĀ is to stand close enough to the precipice of extinction that you could almost throw a rock into the void. … Continue reading

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Beleaguered Brown Pelicans

Besides the dolphins that have popped up beside the cruising Boudreaux several times a day to see what we’re up to (see last post), we have enjoyed seeing lots of brown pelicans on our journey. They peer at us from … Continue reading

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