Phoenicopterus ruber ruber

American Flamingos

Where do they live? North America and South America

What do they eat? Brine Shrimp and blue-green algae, insect larvae, small insects, mollusks, and crustaceans

Conservation Status: Least Concern

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American flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber) at the Lincoln Children's Zoo.

@Photo by Joel Sartore/National Geographic Photo Ark