When recent hailstorms killed five flamingos at the Fort Worth Zoo, we learned something new about just how good the zoo is at breeding these exotic birds.
For a species called the "lesser flamingo," no other zoo even comes close.
Flamingos are always a hit here, but getting them to hit on each other took years to figure out. The African lesser flamingos just weren't feeling it.
"So we decided to do something drastic and different ... and it worked," explained chief bird curator Katy Unger. “Some have termed it the ‘love shack.’” Story at WFAA.com.