Carefully moving 26 flamingos is a big project! The flock moved to their new habitat last week, and we used the opportunity to give each bird their full annual health exam. This coordinated… more ›
The Flamingo Lagoon is open! The Chilean flamingo flock’s vibrant pink feathers now welcome guests as they enter the Zoo. “The new habitat is absolutely beautiful, and exemplifies the ‘Bigger Spaces, Smiling Faces’… more ›
Fabulous Flamingos In the wild, Chilean flamingos live in large flocks of up to tens of thousands of individuals. They live in brackish and freshwater areas, such as salt flats, lagoons and estuaries.… more ›
Bird Nests: Small in Stature, Mighty in Worth Remarkably engineered through complex design and composed of a wide variety of nature’s best building tools (everything from mud and twigs to leaves and fur),… more ›
Have you ever seen a flamingo eat? Flamingos are filter feeders that use their beaks to strain out algae and small crustaceans from water. They do this by placing their beaks upside-down in… more ›
The Flock is Incubating Several Eggs! Zoo guests will notice that we still have access blocked to our flamingo habitat area. Our Chilean flamingo flock is caring for multiple eggs! Flamingo eggs have… more ›
There is something so calming about watching flamingos. Have a mindful moment watching our birds relax and socialize.
It’s Pink Flamingo Day! But why are they pink? You may have heard that it’s because they eat shrimp, but the real answer is a little more complex. Flamingos and shrimp are actually… more ›
Picture a desert in your mind. What did you see? Often, the word “desert” conjures images of vast stretches of sand dunes or towering cacti — not flamingos, which can be found in… more ›
Today we invite you to relax poolside with our flamingo flock and enjoy the sights and sounds of a calm moment at our Zoo.