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    STRIKING CRANES

    Does the title mean "Lightning that striks cranes"?

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    STRIKING CRANES

    Hundreds of thousands of sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis) converge on Platte River in Nebraska as part of their annual migration. Photographer Randy Olson was taking long-exposure shots in March when lightning struck, creating these ghostly outlines.




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    Re: STRIKING CRANES

    I think he was attempting a play on words. The sight of thousands of storks converging on a lake is probably very "striking" (impressive) so the writer has combined that idea with the fact that there was a lightning strike at the time of the photo. It's now a striking photo of storks.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: STRIKING CRANES

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    It's now a striking photo of cranes storks.
    See above.
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    Re: STRIKING CRANES

    Quote Originally Posted by GoodTaste View Post
    Does the title mean lightning that strikes cranes?
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