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Sunday, September 15, 2013

Feeding Time

I'm not sure if those are technically teeth, but they sure do look sharp.



In case anyone doesn't recognize what that is in the close-up above, here's a wider view. Actually, the color in the background might have given it away. This is how flamingos feed their young, the mother drips something called "crop milk" into the young one's mouth from from its beak. It doesn't look like milk at all, it's a dark reddish color. They can hold this position for quite a long time.


      

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Header image: Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, Cibola, Arizona. End image: Downtown San Diego, California skyline from Coronado Island. Profile picture: Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho, by Heather Baiamonte.