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C is for Crane

Photo of a crane
Scientific name: family: gruidae
Cranes are tall, graceful birds with long necks and long legs. They usually live near water, and build their nests on floating platforms. Cranes can live for several decades. There are many different kinds of crane, and they are found all over the world except Antarctica. Cranes are often the subject of origami sculptures.
A crane is a machine that is used for lifting things. Cranes can be very small and used for moving things around in a backyard, or they can be very big and used for lifting things to the top of very tall buildings.

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