Books: Short Notices: Oct. 7, 1966

THE WHOOPING CRANE by Faith McNulty. 190 pages. Duffon. $4.95.

In a time of Viet Nam, the Red Guards, LSD and a bear market, it may come as some surprise to learn that somebody out there is worried about the whooping crane. Well, somebody has to worry. Nobody cared enough about the great auk and the passenger pigeon, and look what happened to them.

Faith McNulty argues that the whooping crane is well worth the concern. Despite the efforts of conservationists, the tallest (over 4 ft.) and by far the most impressive-looking North American bird...

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