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Grouse chicks give Calgary Zoo hope for their species

Chris Merkord

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Two greater sage grouse chicks were successfully hatched at the zoo’s Devonian Wildlife Conservation Centre south of Calgary, the only survivors of a crop of 13 eggs harvested from Alberta’s prairies this spring.


But their survival brings hope that the critically endangered species may once again thrive in its natural habitat, said Dr. Axel Moehrenschlager, head of conservation and research at the zoo.


Read more: http://www.calgarysun.com/2014/12/16/grouse-chicks-give-calgary-zoo-hope-for-their-species

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