Migrating Whooping Cranes Stall In Alabama

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•06 Feb 7, 2012

Nine whooping cranes that had been following an ultralight aircraft as it guided them on their migratory route stopped when they reached Alabama, 500 miles short of the intended destination. What do you think?

  • “Well, Alabama does seem to be a place where creatures with some ostensible direction tend to get mired.”

    Ben Kelly –
    Monument Setter

  • “You don't hear about this type of slacking from sandhill cranes.”

    Lindsey McCormack –
    Agricultural-Chemicals Inspector

  • “Wooo! That's where I'm from!”

    Bill Jones –
    Tutor