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.
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Do you miss relaxing moments at the Zoo as much as we do? Take a few minutes to sit with the Chilean flamingo flock and enjoy the day.
‘Tis the season for flamingo chicks! This fuzzy little one hatched just before Thanksgiving, joining sister Alice (hatched in October) as the youngest members of the flock. Wild Chilean flamingos nest at high altitudes,… more ›