Flamingos

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Animals
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Flamingos

Baby Flamingo

Flamboyance

Flamingo eating

DietFlamingos eat algae, diatoms, larva, adult forms of some insects, crustaceans, molluscs, and small fish. They use their beaks to catch and eat their food. Also, they make crop milk in their digestive tract.

Fast FactsScientific Name:Phoenicopterus ruberTheir nest is a mound of mud.Takes 30 days for an egg to hacth.Weight- 5-6 lbs.Height: 36-50 in.Live: 30-50 yrs.

HabitatLagoons or large, shallow lakes.Typically few other organisms with them.Found in parts of North America, South America, Africa, Middle East, and Mexico.

Flamingos

Flamingo Egg

Jasmine Luna

By: Sonya Kan and Jasmine Luna 3/12/15 P2

Flamingos are pink because of the food they eat. Algae and small crustaceans contain carotenoid pigments which cause them to be pink. This is also found in carrots.

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