West African Crowned Crane

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Class Aves
Order Gruiformes
Family Gruidae
Binomial Balearica pavonina
Wikipedia Black Crowned Crane
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The Denver Zoo has two West African Crowned Cranes. They share a habitat with the Gerenuks and Abyssinian Ground Hornbills. They closely resemble the East African Crowned Cranes that reside on Monkey Island during the summer, who were formerly with the Kirk's Dik-Dik.