Zoo Stories from a Marine Biologist in DC
baby flamingo alert! http://www.zooborns.com/zooborns/2012/08/tickled-pink-flamingo-chick-hatches-at-smithsonian-national-zoo.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ZooBorns+%28ZooBorns%29
I know! I got to see it once, as it scurried after its handler, well away from the adult flamingos. They're easing the little guy into true flamingo-hood, I think.
Do the head and perpendicular foot belong to the same bird? How does it do it?
Yep! I think it helps to have a really long neck and really long legs.