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Flamingo Gains Steam as New Florida State Bird
Since 1927, the northern mockingbird has served as the state bird of Florida. But lawmakers in the Sunshine State have put into motion multiple bills that would designate the flamingo as Florida’s most popular bird.  On Dec. 6, Rep. Jim...
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Zoo Miami Aims to Bring Flamingos Back to Florida
Flamingos at Miami Zoo in January 2022 - Photo by IrinaAnnarumma/ Flamingos used to be found in relatively large numbers in Florida in the 1800s, but decades of human hunting for food and fashion virtually wiped the creature out of the...
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