We’re @: The International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, Wis.
What’s here: The foundation maintains a collection of captive cranes on a former horse farm that allow for captive breeding and reintroduction of endangered cranes into the wild.
Claim to fame: Two rare Whooping Cranes can be viewed from a specially-built amphitheater. It’s pretty spectacular.
Memorable moment: Being charged by a Brolga Crane. Fortunately, there was an electrified fence between us.
Overheard: “Daddy, what do cranes eat?” “Young children that misbehave.”
Surprise: All cranes dance. And they’re really good at it, too.
Who should go: Anyone fascinated by large birds and interested in conservation.