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  1. 1. Flamingos By: Makayla
  2. 2. Weight & Length WEIGHT Dad-7lbs Mom-6lbs The average weight of an adult: Flamingo is 4lbs. LENGTH 3-3.4 ft.
  3. 3. Color Flamingos can be white, pink, or blue & green. Flamingos are covered in feathers.
  4. 4. How does a Flamingo breath? Flamingos breathe through their lungs and hold their breath when their head is in the water or mud.
  5. 5. Eggs & babies Flamingos are born from eggs. Flamingos lay one egg that hatches in 30 days per pregenacy.
  6. 6. Baby Flamingos Baby flamingos are just called baby flamingos.
  7. 7. Do flamingos travel? Yes, but they prefer to fly at night with cloudless skies. Flamingos can fly about 373 miles in just one night, and migrate in the winter to warmer climates.
  8. 8. Where do flamingos live? Flamingos live in Chilean,Andean, South America and India.
  9. 9. Cold or warm blooded Flamingos are warm blooded which means they can make their own body heat even when it's cold outside.
  10. 10. What do flamingos eat? Flamingos are omnivores. They eat brine shrimp,aquatic plants,algae and crustaceans.
  11. 11. How do flamingos protect themselves? Flamingos live in groups or colonies and protect each other when some flamingos heads are in water or mud.
  12. 12. Endangered? Flamingos are not endangered but in 1924, the James flamingo was believed to be extinct but was found sharing the habitat with the Chilean Flamingo.
  13. 13. FUN FACTS!!!!!!!!!!!!! ● Flamingos get their color by the food they eat. For example flamingos can be pink from brine shrimp or blueish green from algae. ● Flamingos can stand on one leg for four hours when sleeping.
  14. 14. FLAMINGOS American flamingo Andean flamingo Chilean flamingo Greater flamingo Lesser flamingo James flamingo