Sandhill Cranes are practically crippled when walking on roads since that can’t get any traction due to their leg and feet anatomy that favors softer grounds.
It is a beautiful site to see these four-foot tall birds in our neighborhood, but please remember to slow down when you come up to them while driving since they are virtually disabled when walking on concrete and asphalt roads.
SUN CITY CENTER — Researcher have found that Black Swans pair for life with around a 6% divorce rate.
They will aggressively defend their nest and when the baby swans (cygnets) hatch, they are attended by both parents for about 9 months. (source en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Swan)