This option is for Adopt-an-Animal pick up at the zoo's Lion's Pride Gift Shop. For shipping please visit our online merchandise store.
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
- Voucher to redeem 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