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Flamingos are omnivores because they eat shrimp and other small creatures that live in shallow water; they also eat algae, a microscopic plant the lives in water.

What is a flamingo?

A flamingo is a long legged pink feathered wading bird of Africa.It has a large down turned beak for sifting shallow lakes for shellfish etc which maintains the pink plumage. The broad pink wingshave black wing tips. There was also an aircraft of the 1930s called the De Havilland(UK) Flamingo. It wa ( Full Answer )

What kind of mattress is used in Go rooms at Flamingo LV?

The mattress is by Spring Air, called Suite Excellence and says made expressly for our guests comfort - so appears to be custom made. I know this because we stayed in a Go room for over a week and loved it so much I took a photo of the tag to see if we could track one down here in Aust. I recently ( Full Answer )

Can flamingos fly?

Yes, Greater flamingos fly about 350 miles per night duringmigration. A flamingo has to take a running start before it flies. The flock will fly in formations that take advantage of the windcurrents. The plastic flamingos that people have on their lawns do not fly.

What is an herbivore?

A herbivore is an animal that gets its energy from eating plants.. An omnivore eats both plants and meat.. A carnivore eats only meat.. "Herbivore" is a term that refers to a living being that eats only plants and natural materials. A herbivore is a animal that only eats plants or grass. It gets ( Full Answer )

Are flamingos herbivores?

No, because they eat small fish. shrimp, algae, and other small creatures found in shallow water. Flamingos are omnivores.

What is herbivorous?

If you're asking for the defintion, it is: eating only plants, not meat.. \nHerbivours are animals that only eat plants.

How do flamingos move?

Flamingos walk on long, stilt like legs that are designed for wading in shallow water. They have webbed feet so they won't sink into the mud at the bottom of the water. When they fly, flamingos run a few steps into the wind; the flock will fly in formations that take advantage of the wind currents. ( Full Answer )

Are flamingos carnivores?

Flamingos are carnivores because their main food source is shrimp and other small creatures that live in shallow water.

What are flamingos enemies?

Flamingos live in areas with shallow water beside lakes and riverswhere there are few predators. Their most common predators arebirds of prey such as eagles and hawks passing over. The adultflamingos are not in danger from such predators because of theirlarge size, but their chicks are and they must ( Full Answer )

What is the habitat of flamingos?

The habitat of a flamingo is freshwater and saltwater lakes,marshlands and wetlands in both tropical and subtropical regions.The flamingo is found in Central and South America, the Caribbean,south west Europe, Asia and Africa. Any place that would grow a lotof algae. Flamingos like hot soda lakes as ( Full Answer )

How tall is a flamingo?

Different flamingos are different sizes. Yet the largest one can look a 40 year old man right in the eye! Maybe can even tower over him at 6' 3''.

What does flamingos eat?

They eat shrimp and some anchovies, as well. (It is the shrimp that accounts for the pink color of flamingos.)

What family are the flamingos in?

Phoenicopteridae . (I haven't got any flamingos in my family!- but next door might have one or two!)

How fast are flamingos?

Flamingos move at moderate rates. When they run, they don't run far, as soon as they've taken a few steps, they take of in flight.

Are flamingos herbivore?

Flamingos are omnivorous; they mainly eat tiny [pink] shrimp in water and [pink] flies that fly above the water, hence their pink color. They also eat algea, seeds, and small crustaceans. When they are born, they're white-ish yellow, but turn pink because of their diet.

Is a Flamingo Herbivore Carnivore or Omnivore?

Because the very social flamingos regularly consume plant matter (algae) and animals (brine shrimps, etc...) they qualify to be omnivores. See the related Wikipedia link listed below for more information: Yes, flamingos eat microscopic plants. yes flamingos are omnivores

Is a flamingo a herbivore?

Flamingos are omnivores, they eat algae, a vegetation, shrimp, and other small creatures found in shallow water.

Why is a flamingo called a flamingo?

It is called a flamingo because it comes from a Latin word called Phoenicopterus ruper , that means pink colored organism.

What can herbivores do?

Herbivores are plant-eating animals. They graze, eat fresh leaves, grass and young shoots, whilst others help clean up by eating dead and rotting vegetation matter.

How much do small herbivores use of the sun's energy?

Overall, an extremely low amount. Even plants do not have high primary productivity (amount of light energy converted to chemical energy) compared to the sun's total energy output. The sun's light is absorbed or reflected; a substantial amount is reflected. Even then, plants can only utilize certain ( Full Answer )

How do you use the word herbivore in a sentence?

(Herbivores refer to plant eaters.) Elephants are large animals but are strictly herbivores. A herbivore will usually only eat vegetation, but some will eat insects.

Are you an herbivore?

Most humans are not herbivores because most humans eat both meat and plants. That makes those people omnivores. People that do not eat meat are vegetarians, or herbivores. :)

Are there Flamingos in Egypt?

Yes, the Greater Flamingo is found in Egypt in great numbers. The best place to see them in Egypt is Lake Qaran where numbers of Flamingos are up to 1000.

Are flamingos reptiles?

No flamingos belong to the bird family and not the reptile family as they have wings.

What can eat a flamingo?

Flamingos choose regions that have little food for other animals and avoid having many natural predators. They can be the target of large birds that move from place to place. Grown flamingos are not the target but the chicks are vulnerable and the parents must protect them and kept them close by.

Does a flamingo have teeth?

no but they have small comb like things called lammelae that strain the tiny food they eat! i am awesome

Why do flamingos stink?

It is because of all of the seafood that they eat. the food may leave an epic stench.but i bet you smell worse.

What do flamingo use to protect itself?

Flamingos protect themselves by pecking predators with its beak. Flamingos also stay in large groups to avoid and confuse predators.

What state are flamingos in the US?

Flamingos can be found in the wild along any of the United States' tropical coast, and are concentrated primarily in Florida.

Are flamingos friendly?

My 8 year old son and I were at Arasta Gardens a month ago, and the tallest flamingo in the flock came up and nuzzled against the blond lad while touching his beak to the top of his head. Another bird, or the same one, repeated the procedure two minutes later. ENR

Can you milk a flamingo?

Nope. Only a mammiferous is able to produce milk. However, they do produce a milk-like substance from the cells lining their crops which has similar properties to milk. This is used to feed their young until their beaks are fully developed.

How does a herbivore get and use energy?

trees first trap the solar energy.this solar energy passes to the heterotrophs as energy flow ,following the low of Lindeman's 10% law.. animals gets this energy and uses it in various functions like respiration,metabolism,locomotion,reproduction,many physical works etc..

Why is a herbivore useful?

Herbivores are at the bottom of the food chain, if they did not exist carnivores would have nothing to eat and they would cease to exist, as would everyone else above them on the food chain

Why are flamingoes endangered?

The main endangerment for flamingos is loss of habitat to human development and their habitats get poisoned by pollution.

Do flamingos get tired?

there is no real way of telling but a theory shows that if a flamingo stood on one leg for that amount of time it would get pretty tired

What can flamingos do?

FLAMINGOS can eat so diff. from humans. They can fly which is also what a human cant do either.

Why herbivores can use grass as a food but human cannot?

herbivores have special digestive system which allows them to digest grass . earlier humans were also able to eat grass when there was no tradition or science to eat cooked food .but with the increase of science, humans started eating cooked food while ignoring raw food like grass,leaves. with time, ( Full Answer )

How does coprolite help us determine if a dinosaur was a carnivore or herbivore?

The food remnants in the coprolite would tell whether the animal was a carnivore, herbivore, or omnivore. A carnivore's dung would not contain plant matter and would likely have bone fragments. An herbivore's dung would probably have some amount of undigested plant fibers left in it. An omnivore's w ( Full Answer )

Why are flamingos beautiful?

Flamingo's are pretty because they have awesome pink feathers. They get the awesome pink feathers from the color of the food they eat. :D

How does coprolite help us determine if a dinosaur is a carnivore or herbivore?

Scientists can examine the contents in coprolites. If they containbones, teeth, etc., then they can determine the animal was acarnivore. If they contain only certain minerals that can be tracedto plants, with no bone, teeth, etc., they can determine the animalwas more than likely an herbivore.

Are flamingos carnivores omnivors herbivore?

Flamingos are mostly carnivores as they feast on crustaceans, particularly bone shrimp, Artemis salima, etc.)Marked as bad question as the author should learn how to spell and ask proper questions that require more than 150 characters to answer.

What you a herbivore?

A cow is a herbivore because it eat plants exclusively. A lion is acarnivore as it eats meat exclusively. I, on the other hand, notonly eat meat, but may have a salad, fruit, too. So I am an omnivore.