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A sandhill crane takes issue with ... itself.
A sandhill crane pecks at its reflection in a door as a chick looks on Friday, April 29, 2022 in Land O' Lakes.
A sandhill crane pecks at its reflection in a door as a chick looks on Friday, April 29, 2022 in Land O' Lakes. [ CHRIS URSO | Times ]
Published Apr. 29, 2022|Updated Apr. 29, 2022

This sandhill crane caught a glimpse of something disagreeable in a door in Land O’ Lakes while hanging out with chicks. That something was its own reflection.

A sandhill crane pecks at its reflection in a door as a chick looks on Friday, April 29, 2022 in Land O' Lakes.
A sandhill crane pecks at its reflection in a door as a chick looks on Friday, April 29, 2022 in Land O' Lakes. [ CHRIS URSO | Times ]

Teach the children what you know: It’s usually best to walk away.

A family of sandhill cranes walks along a strip mall Friday, April 29, 2022 in Land O' Lakes.
A family of sandhill cranes walks along a strip mall Friday, April 29, 2022 in Land O' Lakes. [ CHRIS URSO | Times ]

The best “caption this” suggestion from a Times staffer on this series of photos: “When you accidentally go to Chick-fil-a on a Sunday.”