Each week this winter, ICF’s aviculturists provided our captive crane flock with regular sources of environmental enrichment. Zoos around the world provide enrichment for their animals to help maintain both their physical and psychological health.Read more..
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Following a trail blazed by German crane colleagues and through transportation gratis ICF’s official Airline, Lufthansa, I spent nineteen memorable days in Ethiopian landscapes and sunshine. The visit perhaps will, with good fortune, result in the acceleration in the study and conservation of wetlands vital to more than 1,368 Black Crowned Cranes and 213 Wattled Cranes and uncountable thousands (for me at least) of migrant Eurasian Cranes that we observed.Read more..
In Africa, trade in cranes is a major threat to all four resident crane species: Grey Crowned, Black Crowned, Blue and Wattled Cranes (above). The African Crane Trade Project was initiated in 2006 by ICF and the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), a leading conservation organization in South Africa and co-leader of the ICF/EWT Partnership for [...]Read more..