|Cat Name :||Crane|
|Common Name :||Sandhill Crane|
|Scientific Name :||Grus canadensis|
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|Physical Description :||
A very large bird with a gray feathered body, long neck and legs, and tufted rump feathers. The cheeks bear a white marking and the bodies of some birds might have a ruddy cast to it.
|Physical Statistics :||
Length: 47.2 Inches (120 Centimeters)
The Sandhill Crane feeds in marshy ground by probing with it’s bill in addition to hunting the odd small mammal using a home nest (located on the ground) as it’s base of operations.
|Social Organization :||
Most adult Cranes encountered will be one half of a mated pair, and they will watch over their offspring together.
|Approval Level :||Mod; Sandhill Cranes move into swampland to nest, and in accordance they would be a problem for a full season if they took up residence in a clan territory.|
|Danger Level :||High (All cats are vulnerable);
Sandhill Cranes are large enough to kill a grown cat with their bills, and as they run in pairs almost exclusively this adds to the danger.