RED CROWNED CRANE - 6.5x6.5 inches $185.00 (SOLD)
Status: Loss of habitat has led to endangered status of these birds, as well as most crane species.
Highlighted species: Grus japonensis
Range: Japan, Russia, Korea, China
Across Asia, it is a symbol of luck, longevity, and peace. In Chinese, they are called "Fairy-crane" or "crane of the immortals", for the are Taoist stories of mortals who attain immortality and are transformed into or carried off by cranes.
Size: 6 x 6 inches