2 endangered whopping cranes shot in southwest Louisiana; 1 dead, 1 sent to LSU for treatment

  • by: JANET McCONNAUGHEY , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 8, 2014 - 1:20 AM

NEW ORLEANS — Someone shot a pair of endangered whooping cranes that had been building practice nests in southwest Louisiana, killing the female and seriously injuring the male, state wildlife officials said Friday.

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