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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Treehugger Tuesday

From MNN:

Caretakers work around the clock to save abandoned flamingo chicks
Noel Kirkpatrick
February 15, 2019, 2:41 p.m.

Parent flamingos abandoned their chicks in sweltering heat. (Photo: Carly Morgan/National Aviary)

Volunteers are working to save the lives of 2,000 lesser flamingo chicks after the babies were abandoned by their parents.

The tiny birds were left behind at South Africa's Kamfers Dam, located in the Northern Cape province, after the dam went dry due to drought conditions. Now, wildlife rescue groups and zoos around the world are chipping in to help them.

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