Learning to walk: abandoned flamingos get helping hand in Prague zoo


PRAGUE (Reuters) – Every day a keeper at Prague Zoo leads half a dozen squawking baby flamingos on a walk through the grounds.

Abandoned by their parents, these young wading birds still have the grey and fluffy feathers of fledglings, although some are starting to show streaks of bright pink.

All still need help with some of the basics of growing up, including how to use their long legs.

“We raise the young pink flamingoes ourselves because their parents don’t take care of them for reasons unknown to us,” said Lenka Pastorcakova, a spokeswoman for Prague Zoo.

Prague Zoo has kept…



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