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Thursday, July 9, 2015

2015.4 First lessons in Arrow's education - Dodging dangers

2015.4 - First lessons in colt education - Dodging dangers

There are many potential predators in the neighborhood, including ravens and foxes, as the Alaska Sandhill Crane family forages and explores.

Arrow, the colt hatched a few weeks ago, is encouraged to be vigilant at all times, to stay close to her protective parents, to "flee and hide" when both parents go off to confront a threat, and to watch studiously when the parents make counter-threat displays.

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