Figurine - Greater Flamingo

SKU: 3465000501877

Do you know that it is partly because of its food that the plumage of the Flamingo is pinkish? It feeds mainly on aquatic invertebrates, as well as their larvae and eggs. We find in particular crustaceans, artemia salina (shrimp), are rich in carotenes contribute to the pink color of its plumage. The pink flamingo is the most widespread species of flamingo. He walks his long and elegant figure in lagoons and salt lakes. Its beak, unique among birds, allows it to evacuate the salt contained in the water that passes through it. The pink flamingo sleeps upright on one or two legs, head hidden under a wing.


Papo's figurines are hand-painted and made from durable synthetic plastic. Highly detailed with a natural color-scheme that replicates the real animal, making the figure extremely realistic looking.