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Flamingo

Scientific name : Phoenicopterus ruber

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Description

Young flamingos hatch with greyish reddish plumage, but adults range from light pink to bright red due to aqueous bacteria and beta-Carotene obtained from their food supply. Flamingos often stand on one leg, the other leg tucked beneath the body. flamingos have an average life span of 30 years.

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Habitat

Found in Europe, Africa and Northwestern India

 

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Diet

animal, plant, plankton and algae

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Weight

2 - 3 Kilograms

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Height

80 -145 Centimeters

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