Flamingos or flamingoes /fləˈmɪŋɡoʊz/ are a type of wading bird in the family
.... The pink or reddish color of flamingos comes from carotenoids in their diet of .....
What Makes Flamingos Pink? Is it an urban myth that flamingos are pink because
they eat shrimp? In fact, it's true; flamingos are pink because they eat shrimp.
Flamingos are flamboyantly colored birds, displaying startling shades of pink, red
, or orange. With their bright feathers and strongly hooked bills, flamingos are ...
Their distinctive pink color develops over time thanks to their selective diet. What
do flamingos eat? A flamingo's diet primarily consists of aquatic organisms ...
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Sep 2, 2015 ... What makes flamingos go from grey to pink? And can the same thing happen in
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Jan 31, 2011 ... Pink flamingos' feathers are actually a light gray color when they hatch. Life's
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Sep 18, 2014 ... Flamingos are large birds with long necks, sticklike legs and pink or ... Their
tendency to eat both vegetation and meat makes them omnivores.
Apr 24, 2013 ... Pop quiz: Why are flamingos pink? If you answered that it's because of what they
eat—namely shrimp—you're right. But there's more to the ...
Flamingos display pink plumage because their diet includes many small
crustaceans the shells of which are laden with pink pigmentation and other
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