Scientists have long wondered whether the bright pink birds are native to Florida.
By Liz Langley
PUBLISHED MARCH 10, 2018
Few of us Floridians are native to the state. Even our emblematic flamingos were widely thought to be escapees from captivity—until now.
A new study sheds new light on a long-standing controversy by suggesting flamingos are indeed true residents of the Sunshine State.
There are six species of flamingo, and the American, or greater, flamingois found in Florida. The bird also lives in the Caribbean, Mexico, and South America.Continued