VIDEO: The association between storks and babies is legendary, but in the Alsace region of France during the 1960s, the stork and its own babies were nearly wiped out by pesticides and development. But thanks to conservation programs like this one, storks today have a healthy population and are part of the community in Alsace. See storks in high perched nests care for their young, and watch a chick hatch.
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SPECIAL THANKS: Centre of Reintroduction of Storks in Alsace Region
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