Demoiselle Crane

Taxonomic Name:
Anthropoides virgo

Conservation Status:
Least concern

 Plant material, legumes, small mammals, and insects

Size: Approximately 90 cm tall

Weight: 2 - 3 kilograms

Group Name: Flock

Fun Fact: The demoiselle crane is named for their delicate appearance and was named by Marie Antoinette!

You can find the Zoo's demoiselle crane in the Open Range section near Toucan Ridge!