Red-crowned cranes in Kushiro-Shitsugen National Park, Hokkaido, Japan (@ Frank Lukasseck/Corbis)
- What are these peering through the mist?""Some of the rarest cranes on Earth
- Grus japonensis are surprisingly noisy and actually quite scary.""Just ask this eagle
- These birds are named for a patch of red bare skin on the crown, which becomes brighter during mating season.""Which nation considers them a symbol of immortality?
- Although they generally migrate in winter, 1,000 of these creatures can be found here year-round.""Crane your head this way to find our location