by Bill and Linda Tiepelman
Bill and Linda Tiepelman
Photograph - Digital Photograph
The flamingos' notoriously-colored plumage is a result of their diet. Their brilliant red, hot pinks, corals and oranges come from the carotenoid pigments in the algae and in some of the crustaceans that the birds eat (similar to the pigment in carrots).
September 3rd, 2012
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