This tropical bird is found in South America and the Caribbean. There are 27 different sub-species of Scarlet Ibis, but all have a bright scarlet, pinkish coloration that comes from carotenoids in the food they eat.
|WHERE IN THE WILD?
||South America and the Caribbean|
|WHAT'S ON THE MENU?
||IBrine shrimp, insects, crustaceans|
|LIFE SPAN||16-20 years|