How big can flamingos get?
The size of a flamingo depends on the species. The greater flamingo stands between 110 and 150 centimeters tall. The lesser flamingo averages 80 to 90 centimeters.
In their native lands, flamingos are found on every continent except for Australia and Antarctica. Chilean, Andean and James' flamingos live in South America. The greater and lesser flamingos live in Africa. Greater flamingos can also be found in the Middle East and India. Many zoos have built artificial habitats for flamingos.