Stanley Crane occurs in the Republic of South Africa and Namibia. The population is stable. The major threats are poaching, habitat destruction, pollution, use of agrochemicals, collisions whit power lines, invasive species.
■ Included in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species in 1988, listed as Vulnerable (VU) since 1994.
■ Within EAZA, captive population data are recorded in European Studbook since 1998, it is kept by Warsaw Zoo.
■ Listed in Appendix II of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES, or Washington Convention).
■ Listed in Appendix II of Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS, or Bonn Convention) as migratory species that conservation is requiring international cooperation.
■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Aves – birds
■ Order Gruiformes – cranes, rails and relatives
■ Family Gruidae – cranes
■ Species Anthropoides paradiseus – Stanley Crane