It's hard to think of another bird as goofily charming as the flamingo. Penguins might have a fancier wardrobe, but flamingos have got an unflappable cool belied by their Pepto-Bismol color, their shoehorn-sized beaks, and their Slinky-like necks. Oh, and then there's their habit of standing around on one leg all the time. Why do they even do that?
Balance Is for the Birds
Searching for a Theory with Legs
Why Do Flamingos Stand on One Leg?
Written by Reuben Westmaas June 27, 2018
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