Posted by: Sandy Steinman | July 6, 2019

Are Flamingos Native To Florida?

WBUR reports

Flamingos have been considered a non-native, invasive species in Florida for much of the last century. Now there is an effort to declare them — once and for all — native to Florida. Flamingos were wiped out by hunting in the late 1800s, and most of those found in Florida today are captive.

Declaring them native to the state would allow for efforts to restore their population to South Florida.

Read full story at Are Flamingos Native To Florida? | Here & Now


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