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Why Birds Stand On One Leg
Photo by Tokunaga226/Shutterstock.com Close your eyes and imagine a flamingo. What are you visualizing? If it wasn’t the beautiful bird, with one leg planted and the other hoisted, then you’re wrong. Just kidding. You aren’t wrong if you pictured a flamingo...
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How Do Flamingos Sit Down?
Photo by KendalSwart/Shutterstock.com The one-legged stance is one of the main things flamingos are known for. This unique characteristic is indelible to the animal. It makes no sense to us humans, who find supporting ourselves with one stem to be...
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facts about flamingos
Flamingos are one of the most entrancing and interesting pieces of life on this planet. Known for its pink plumage, one-legged pose, and a preference for the tropical, the fabulous fowl is a popular animal among Americans and beyond. Those...
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Do Flamingos Live in Hawai'i?
Tropical, teaming with life, and full of warm water. On its face, Hawai’i seems like it would be a breeding ground for flamingos, but the bird and state aren’t associated with one another in the minds of Americans like flamingos...
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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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