By purchasing below you have selected to pick-up your Adopt an Animal at San Antonio Zoo's front office or the Carousel ticket booth during zoo operating hours. Please visit https://sazoo.org/guest-information for zoo operating hours.
Your support will help us continue providing the best care for our animals, contribute to world-class habitats, and enrichment activities. Adopt-an-Animal parents will receive:
- A certificate of adoption
- Color 5×7 photo with a personalized bio about the animal
- Eco Friendly Plush
Mango is the most social flamingo of the bunch and loves to stand on one leg while relaxing. Mango likes to eat shrimp and other crustaceans – that’s why a flamingo’s feathers are coral, and orange. It comes from the carotenoid pigments found in their food.
Birthday: May 28, 2018
Favorite treat: pellets
Weight: 2.9 kg
Fun fact: Flamingo knees don’t bend backwards, those are their ankles
Loves to: Wade in shallow pools and rest on one leg
Conservation status: Least concern