• Lincoln's largest trick-or-treat event is almost here! The entire family will love stopping at over 40 trick-or-treat booths to get candy, coupons and more.
    Purchase tickets

CLOSE

East African Crowned Crane

Balearica regulorum

NATURAL HABITAT
The East African crowned crane lives in dry savannahs.

DIET
IN THE WILD – Plants, seeds, insects, worms, frogs and small fish
IN THE ZOO – Specially formulated grain and insects

FASCINATING FACTS

  • The Mohawk on top of their head is actually feathers
  • Fossil records indicate crowned cranes lived 37 to 54 million years ago
  • Can live up to 50 years
  • Only cranes to perch in trees