🦐The color pink comes from beta-carotene in the crustaceans and plankton that flamingos eat. Zoo flamingos will turn white if their diet is not supplemented with live shrimp or flamingo chow containing carotenoid pigments.
🖤The feathers under their wings (flight feathers) are black. You only see them when the birds are flying.
The male and female of a mating pair build a nest together, and both sit on the egg while it incubates for about a month.
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