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Tallest crane height: 61 cm (2 ft)
Shortest crane height: 37 cm (1 ft 2 1/2 ins)
The Red-crowned Crane (Grus japonensis) is the second rarest crane in the world. In maturity the crane has snow white plumage with a patch of red skin on top of the head, which turns a bright, vivid red when the bird becomes excited or angry.
In Japan the Red-crowned Crane is known as the Tancho and in legend is believed to live for a thousand years, revered throughout the East as a symbol of peace, good fortune, longevity and fidelity.
|Height||61.00 cm||(24.02 inches)|
|Width||26.00 cm||(10.24 inches)|
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