First cranes in 400 years to breed in UK

The cranes at Slimbridge Wetland Centre. Credit: Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

A pair of cranes are nesting at the Slimbridge Wetland Centre in Gloucestershire. It's the first time in 400 years that wild cranes have bred in the UK.

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First cranes in 400 years

A group of young cranes have started building nests at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust in Slimbridge, Gloucestershire - the first time they've done so in 400 years.