Asked in Flamingos
How does a flamingo eat?
Flamingos have these plates on the edges of their beaks, called lamellae. The flamingo dips its head upside down underwater, and all the water and underwater organisms and plants rush inside the lamellae. The flamingo then presses its fleshy tongue against the inside of its bill, forcing the water out, leaving the insects and plants inside the lamellae, which the flamingo will then be able to eat. ...
Asked in Frogs
Does a flamingo eat frog?
NO . Flamingos eat small fish like anchovies and shrimp. Flamingos are actually white or grey, but the shrimp they eat turns them pink. When a flamingo loses its feathers it eventually turns white or grey. A baby flamingo is born white or grey, but it gets pinker as it gets older. They eat shrimp and some anchovies, as well. (It is the shrimp that accounts for the pink color of flamingos. ...