Flamingos can only eat when their head is upside down

Photo courtesy: Kazi Faiza Tasnim Neha

The flamingo is well-known for its habit of eating with its head upside-down. This behavior is largely due to the structure of its mouth and the logistics of lowering its long, graceful neck into the water. This behavior allows flamingos to feed effectively in their natural habitat, but it has ramifications in other aspects of their lives.


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