gigantic crane

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  • A gigantic crane-truck came in through the wide doorway. Cited from Space Tug, by Murray Leinster
  • In Victorian times the greater adjutant was known as the gigantic crane and later as the Asiatic marabou.
  • From the limbs of the dead gum tree hung flying foxes, their bat-like wings extended limply, and a gigantic crane stood in melancholy reflection upon one leg. Cited from Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land by Rosa Praed
  • In the case next in order of succession to that given to the storks (125) are some interesting branches of the crane family, including the Indian gigantic crane. Cited from How to See the British Museum in Four Visits, by W. Blanchard Jerrold
  • This was the jabiru, a species which is fast disappearing, the gigantic crane of the English colo- nies. Cited from In Search of the Castaways, by Jules Verne
  • The illustration was based on a drawing in Lady Impey's collection and Latham called it the gigantic crane and included observations by an African traveller named Smeathman who described a similar bird from western Africa.
  • The beautiful jabiru, or gigantic crane, is equally at home in some lonely waterhole in the far west and at the head of a coast swamp; so, too, the GRUS AUSTRALIS, or native companion, and the quaint and rich-plumaged ibis. Cited from History of Australian Exploration,by Ernest Favenc