Photo: Sandhill Crane chick feeds with the grownups

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Sandhill Crane chick

credit: Scott Heron

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This young Sandhill Crane is at once awkward and adorable! According to The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, these chicks are able to leave the nest within just eight hours of hatching.

Photo taken at the Peaceful Waters Sanctuary in Wellington, Florida.

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