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Grow with Us: Flamingo Chick Updates

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Flamingo Chick Updates
July 20, 2022
Our flock is growing! We're excited to announce that greater flamingo chicks are hatching in the greater flamingo habitat on the Africa Trail at the Phoenix Zoo - the first time in our Zoo history! Greater flamingo chicks hatch with white/gray, downy feathers and straight bills. They won't get their iconic pink color and hook-shaped bills for several years. Flamingo parents are team players, both helping to build the nest, which looks like a mini mud volcano, and incubate the egg.
Once the greater flamingo chick hatches...
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