July 18, 2012

Flamingos, Mexico

Photograph by Klaus Nigge, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

Flamingos, fiercely loyal in wild flocks, move in unison when there is a threat. Here, near Sisal, Mexico, a research plane is passing overhead. Several major breeding groups live in estuaries around the Caribbean and beyond.

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