Science: Flamingo’s

Q1. What is the name of the animal?

 A1. The name of the animal is a flamingo.

Q2. Where do flamingo’s live?

A2. Flamingo’s live in South America and Africa.

Q3. Is the flamingo a mammal or bird? 

A3. They are birds because they have wings, and lay eggs. 

Q4. What does the flamingo eat and what eats it?     

A4. The flamingo eats fish and lizards. Humans sometimes eat the flamingo’s.

Q5. Describe the habitat that flamingo’s live in.

A5. The flamingo’s live in lagoons or lakes. 

Q6. Is the flamingo a carnivore, a herbivore, or an omnivore?

 7) How do Flamingos protect themselves from predators?

Flamingos protect themselves by pecking predators with their beaks in a fast jerk like motion. Flamingos also stay in large groups to avoid and confuse predators.

8) What do you think is interesting about the Flamingo and why?

I think the flamingo is intresting because of it’s shape. It has a long neck like a skinny, bended rectangle.

9) Why are Flamingos pink in color?

Flamingos are not naturally pink. They are born with grey feathers, which turn pink because of a natural pink dye in their food. The dye is called canthaxantin, which is found in the shrimp and algae that flamingos eat.

 10) Are flamingo’s warm-blooded or cold-blooded?

Flamingo’s are warm-blooded.