The crane attacked potential mates. But then she fell for her keeper

The white-naped crane Walnut and her keeper Chris Crowe walk in the grounds of her habitat at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in 2021. The crane, who fell for her keeper Crowe at the National Zoo, has passed away at age 42. (Roshan Patel/Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute via AP)

The white-naped crane Walnut and her keeper Chris Crowe walk in the grounds of her habitat at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in 2021. The crane, who fell for her keeper Crowe at the National Zoo, has passed away at age 42. (Roshan Patel/Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute via AP)

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