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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flamingo

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 ...

www.allaboutwildlife.com/are-flamingos-pink-because-they-eat-shrimp

... or organic compound, called beta carotene in the brine shrimp that turns the flamingos' feathers pink. Beta carotene is the same chemical that makes carrots ...

www.webexhibits.org/causesofcolor/7D.html

Flamingos are flamboyantly colored birds, displaying startling shades of pink, red , or orange. With their bright feathers and strongly hooked bills, flamingos are ...

www.livescience.com/32968-why-are-flamingos-pink.html

Jan 31, 2011 ... Pink flamingos' feathers are actually a light gray color when they hatch. Life's Little Mysteries explains what turns them a vibrant pink.

www.thoughtco.com/why-are-flamingos-pink-607870

Mar 24, 2017 ... Have you wondered why flamingos are pink or orange? You've probably heard it has to do with what flamingos eat. Here's the exact cause of ...

www.livescience.com/27322-flamingos.html

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.

www.sciencefocus.com/qa/why-are-flamingos-pink

Jul 22, 2009 ... Actually, flamingos are not pink. They are born with grey feathers, which gradually turn pink in the wild because of a natural pink dye called ...

factmyth.com/factoids/flamingos-are-pink-because-they-eat-red-algae-and-shrimp

Nov 17, 2016 ... Why Are Flamingos Pink?. What makes flamingos go from gray to pink? And can the same thing happen in humans? There is only one way to ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/pink-flamingos

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 ...