Did you know that the pink in a flamingo's feathers comes from the food
they eat?  Their favorite cuisine includes succulent shrimp, prime
snails, and a generous side of algae. That oddly shaped bill makes in
easy for them to act as a steam-shovel to gather up these tasty treats.

 Pink FlamingoPink Flamingo

Famingos are born white and gradually color as they feed. The darker the color in an adult bird makes them more desireable as a mate. Who says guys can't wear pink? Happy Pink Flamingo Day!

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