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— they will shut down and not breed, as the environment and outward cues are telling them that conditions are not ideal or safe to expend all the energy it takes to raise a chick, any changes the cranes will pick up on right away, males wanting to have a safe place to do their mating dance to the females.” read : calgary zoo wildlife sanctuary 


— “exact dollar figures are tough to compile for any conservation effort, because of the many wildlife agencies, governments and private donors involved” read article : ‘uncharismatic’ endangered species and the fight for funding equality