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White Flamingos

Many people do not know that flamingos are actually white. What gives them their characteristic pink color is their diet rich in carotenoids. Sometimes there can be seen flamingos with the original color of their plumage, white. They are those who are still young or for some reason do not get enough carotenoids.
I found these specimens of common flamingos in the lagoon “Laguna del Pueblo“, in Pedro Munoz, Ciudad Real, Spain.

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