Flamingoes are a family of wading birds found throughout Central and South America, including the Caribbean. Some species are native to Africa, Asia and Europe. Their color comes from the carotenoids in the animal and plant plankton they eat.
|WHERE IN THE WILD?
||Central and South America, Africa, Asia, Europe|
|WHAT'S ON THE MENU?
||Brine shrimp, blue-green algae, small insects, crustaceans|
|LIFE SPAN||40-60 years|