Lake Nakuru, Flamingos & Friends

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The lesser flamingo thrives at Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya, Africa. The soda lake is home to blue-green algae, their primary food. The photosynthetic pigments in the algae give... Read more

The lesser flamingo thrives at Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya, Africa. The soda lake is home to blue-green algae, their primary food. The photosynthetic pigments in the algae give the birds their pink color. This issue explores the relationship between flora and fauna in this unique environment.

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The lesser flamingo is found in Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya, Africa. This lake is filled with soda (sodium carbonate) and is surrounded by blue-green algae, which is the main food for these birds. The algae contains pigments called carotinoids, which give the flamingos their pink color. This article discusses the interesting connection between plants and animals in this special habitat.

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Subject: Science

Brand: TMW Media Group

Publisher Date: 08/09/2017

UPC: 709629046528