Q: How tall are they?
SW: East African crowned cranes can be up to 43 inches tall, with a wingspan of 6.5 feet.
Q: What do they eat?
SW: Crowned cranes eat seeds, grasses, worms, insects, and other small animals.
Q: Are they endangered?
SW: Although not currently endangered, many East African crowned crane populations are declining because of loss of their wetland nesting habitat from agriculture, overgrazing of livestock, and pesticide use.