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Explore Lake Bogoria in Kenya where one million flamingos are known to gather!

Many animals have special ways to attract a mate. Mates are animals that come together to make young. Flamingos dance to find a partner. Some dance moves involve a twist and a bend. Others are a wingspread and leg lift. These dance moves are often done in a large marching group. The flamingos with the most dance moves are more likely to find a mate.

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Making Connections


What is one new thing you learned about baby flamingos from this book?


Have you read books about other birds? How are those birds similar to or different from a flamingo?


Baby flamingos and adult flamingos look very different. Can you think of another animal that changes a lot as it grows?

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