Flamingo hatchling takes first steps at Bronx Zoo

A Caribbean Flamingo hatchling has taken its first steps at the Bronx Zoo. The Wildlife Conservation Society captured the baby's first moments at the aquatic bird exhibit. The flamingoes hatch with

News 12 Staff

Aug 15, 2012, 6:28 PM

Updated 4,263 days ago

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Flamingo hatchling takes first steps at Bronx Zoo
A Caribbean Flamingo hatchling has taken its first steps at the Bronx Zoo.
The Wildlife Conservation Society captured the baby's first moments at the aquatic bird exhibit.
The flamingoes hatch with white plumage, but develop their trademark pink coloration from pigments in the algae and crustaceans they eat.


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