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Lesser flamingos. Lesser flamingos (Phoenicopterus minor) are found mainly in the area surrounding the Great Rift Valley in Africa. They feed primarily on Spirulina cyanobacteria (blue- green algae), which contain pigments that give them their natural pink colour. Photographed in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.
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