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  Flamingo - MSN Encarta
The greater flamingo breeds in standing water or on low islands in shallow ponds, salt pans, and lagoons, building a conical mound of mud topped by a slight depression in which the one egg (rarely two) is laid.
The greater flamingo is classified as Phoenicopterus ruber, its vivid red subspecies as Phoenicopterus ruber ruber, and its paler subspecies as Phoenicopterus ruber roseus.
The Chilean flamingo is classified as Phoenicopterus chilensis, the Andean flamingo as Phoenicopterus andinus, James's flamingo as Phoenicopterus jamesi, and the lesser flamingo as Phoenicopterus minor.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761561510   (456 words)

 Flamingo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Flamingos are gregarious wading birds in the genus Phoenicopterus and family Phoenicopteridae.
An extinct family of peculiar "swimming flamingos", the Palaelodidae, was initially believed to be the ancestors of the Phoenicopteridae.
Notable exceptions are the flamingos in captivity, many of which turned a pale pink as they are not fed foods containing sufficient amounts of carotene.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flamingo   (1237 words)

 Flamingo - LoveToKnow 1911
Flamingos have a very wide distribution, and the sole genus comprises only a few species.
Not less fascinating is a flock of these sociable birds when at rest, standing on one or both legs, with their long necks twisted or coiled upon the body in any conceivable position.
These neossoptiles or first feathers bear no resemblance to those of the Anseriform birds, but agree in detail with those of spoonbills, the young of which the little flamingos resemble to a striking extent, but they leave the nest soon after their birth to shift for themselves like ducks and geese.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Flamingo   (828 words)

Flamingos are active both day and night, and find food by using their legs to stir up mud as they stand in water.
Young flamingos are grey in colour with red, straight beaks, and are fed a formula by both parents, similar to mammal’s milk.
The lifespan of a flamingo in the wild is unknown.
www.robstewartphotography.com /facts/Flamingo.asp?i_id=321   (688 words)

 ABC-KID.com - Flamingo Pictures For Kids
Flamingos are found next to or in saltly lagoons and lakes.
A flamingo is known for their skinny, long legs, and curved beak and neck.
A flamingo's nest is made of mud, stones, straw and feathers and may be as high as 12 inches.
www.abc-kid.com /flamingo   (449 words)

 San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Flamingo
And to allow the flamingos to eat in their normal way (taking in water and then pumping it back out), a water source just for feeding is near their food so they can get a beakful of water and then food—just like they would in the wild.
Flamingos are social birds that like to live in groups of varying sizes, from a few pair to sometimes thousands or tens of thousands.
Flamingos lay a single large egg, which is incubated by both parents.
www.sandiegozoo.org /animalbytes/t-flamingo.html   (989 words)

 NatureWorks - Fisher   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The flamingo is about 42 inches tall and has a wingspan of about five feet.
The flamingo is a filter feeder and it is uniquely adapted to feed on small The flamingo has two rows of lamallae or comb-like bristles that line the inside of its bill.
Flamingos live in large social groups that have as many of 10,000 birds.
www.nhptv.org /natureworks/flamingo.htm   (525 words)

 The Wild Ones: Flamingo
Flamingos live in lagoons, or lakes, where there is lots of mud and water.
Flamingos use a variety of habitats: mangrove swamps, tidal flats, and sandy islands in the intertidal zone.
A flamingos worst enemy is man, who destroys the bird's habitat, directly by using the land for other purposes or indirectly by changing the natural processes that occur on that land (water depth, water quality, salinity).
www.thewildones.org /Animals/flamingo.html   (984 words)

 American Flamingo: WhoZoo
For example, flamingos of the Caribbean area have coral red feathers, and South American flamingos have pinkish white feathers.
Its method of feeding is similar to that of the baleen whales in that the food is taken in along with water and then the water is expelled through a comb-like structure (lamallae) leaving the food behind.
Flamingo stand on one leg in both cool and warm environments.
www.whozoo.org /Intro98/marisede/marinased.htm   (576 words)

 Flamingo Las Vegas - Nevada Family Resorts - Hotels.com
Founded by the infamous Bugsy Siegel, the Flamingo Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nev., has anchored the Strip since 1946 and was the first casino built on the block.
A Wildlife Habitat inhabited by Chilean Flamingos and African penguins is surrounded by terraced garden ponds, waterfalls and streams.
The Flamingo Las Vegas is "in a good location in the middle of the strip," but guests were disappointed in many other aspects of the hotel.
www.hotels.com /best_hotels/us/nv/las_vegas/flamingo_las_vegas.jsp   (608 words)

 Flamingo 2.0 Beta - What's New
Start will cause Flamingo to store the current time, end will save the elapsed time and display it, display will display the elapsed time for a currently running timer or the elapsed time when end was called.
Flamingo now supports UV mapping of textures and bumps that are applied as basic materials in Rhino.
Flamingo crashed when the Recalculate button was selected during a raytracing.
download.mcneel.com /flamingo/beta/beta_notes.htm   (2584 words)

 Flamingo; Flamingo tongues were once considered a great delicacy.
Flamingo; Flamingo tongues were once considered a great delicacy.
Paler in coloration, this flamingo one of the world's most beautiful birds is the Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber), a resident species of the Galápagos, primarily seen on Floreana and other southern islands.
Flamingos are the only animals that use this method of feeding.
www.planet-pets.com /plntflmg.htm   (573 words)

 Flamingo - Raytrace and radiosity rendering for Rhino
Flamingo - Raytrace and radiosity rendering for Rhino
Flamingo brings the raytrace and radiosity rendering to Rhino.
Flamingo runs inside Rhino and has the same hardware requirements.
www.flamingo3d.com   (121 words)

 Vegas4Visitors Hotels - Flamingo Las Vegas
When The Flamingo opened in 1946 it was not, as is often reported, the first hotel on the dusty piece of desert that would eventually become 'The Strip'.
These days, The Flamingo is a huge, upscale tropical themed palace - not a mobster or moll in sight.
Coming up with a score for The Flamingo is difficult because there is no reason why it shouldn't be in the top 10, but it just barely squeaks into the top category.
www.vegas4visitors.com /hotels/detail/flamingo.htm   (627 words)

 Flamingo (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo is a popular amusement park in the UK.
Flamingo is the popular name for the PzKpfw II Flamm flamethrower tank of Germany during World War II.
Flamingo (protein), a protein involved in planar cell polarity and dendrite structure.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flamingo_(disambiguation)   (215 words)

 eve beglarian's FlamingO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
FlamingO is a sixteen minute piece for three simultaneous bands: the first, on your left, is the wolf chaser band, named after the whirling Inuit instrument (given to me by Robin Lorentz) played by the percussionist of that band at the beginning and end of the piece.
The flamingo band (center) similarly gets their music from a sampled source: they are playing with sampled flamingo honks (given to me by Stephen Erickson), and their take on the flamingo sounds tends to be homophonic.
FlamingO was commissioned by Eric Grunin and the Crosstown Ensemble and premiered by them in 1995.
www.evbvd.com /flamingo/index.html   (222 words)

 CPI Spanish School in Flamingo Beach Costa Rica.
The Guanacaste coastal area, replete with pristine beaches and scattered mangroves, is known as the golden coast of Costa Rica.
There is a considerable North American community in the town of Flamingo itself; however, the nearby rural towns of Brasilito and Potrero are primarily Costa Rican, and this is where our homestay families are located.
Flamingo is a 5-hour bus ride from San José, with public buses leaving the capital daily at 8:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 3:00 p.m.
www.cpi-edu.com /flamingo.htm   (196 words)

 INNOGO Technologies :: Exclusive Distributors for CellPoint's Flamingo Headset   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Flamingo’s lightweight and unique, proprietary fitting system EarClick™ provides maximum comfort together with an open channel to surrounding traffic noise or for face-to-face conversation.
Such features mean the user can keep the Flamingo in place throughout the day – on the phone or off.
At first Flamingo is just another earphone, but the reality will soon show it to be an integrated part of the CellPoint technology structure.
www.flamingo-headset.ca   (252 words)

 Flamingo Lodge at Everglades National Park, by Xanterra Parks & Resorts®
Concession Services at Flamingo Marina in Everglades National Park are operated by Xanterra Parks and Resorts®.
Additionally, please review the services no longer available at Flamingo because of hurricane damage in the fall of 2005.
The future re-implementation and timeline of these discontinued services cannot be answered by calling the Flamingo Marina directly.
www.flamingolodge.com   (422 words)

 Wat is Flamingo - e-Provincies
Flamingo is een eenvoudige interactieve kaartviewer, niet meer en niet minder.
De ontwikkeling van Flamingo versie 2 is in volle gang.
Flamingo is developed in Flash and requires Flash Player version 7 or higher.
www.e-provincies.nl /smartsite2085.htm   (565 words)

With its brilliant pink facade, the Flamingo Las Vegas -- home to Vegas' Second City comedy club -- is as colorful as the history behind it.
It seems appropriate that the Flamingo Las Vegas is a direct descendant of the hotel where modern Vegas began; even though Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel's original Flamingo is gone, the hotel that bears the name is no less glamorous.
True to its lineage, the Flamingo Las Vegas is a quintessential Las Vegas experience.
www.vegas.com /resorts/flamingo   (605 words)

 Flamingo Technologies Pvt. Ltd_______________________________________________________________________________   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Flamingo Technologies is a professionally managed software house, with its software facility based in Mumbai.
Flamingo Technologies has to its credit highly skilled and experienced software professionals spanning a wide spectrum of technological core competencies.
Flamingo is committed to providing professional development training and skills-upgrade programs for its professionals to keep them abreast with the latest technologies in the field of Information Technology.
www.flamingo-technologies.com /index.html   (79 words)

 Flamingo Enterprises DJ Service
Flamingo Enterprises is dedicated to providing great customer service, quality entertainment, and fair pricing for all your events.
Flamingo Enterprises uses top of the line equipment to make sure that your event goes off without a hitch.
Flamingo Enterprises is based near St. Cloud, in lovely Annandale, Minnesota, and provides service throughout Central Minnesota, and the Greater Twin Cities Area.
www.flamingo-dj.com   (92 words)

 Flamingo - Download
Flamingo 1.1 users are invited to download the work-in-progress version.
Das Benutzerhandbuch von Flamingo ist für Flamingo-Benutzer auf Deutsch erhältlich und kann kostenlos runtergeladen werden.
Le manuel de l'utilisateur de Flamingo est disponible en français pour les utilisateurs de Flamingo et il peut être téléchargé gratuitement.
www.flamingo3d.com /download.htm   (192 words)

 American Flamingo Printout- EnchantedLearning.com
The flamingo is a beautiful pink bird that lives in large flocks near alkali lakes in a variety of habitats.
Flamingos live to be about 50 years old.
Flamingos are native to South/Central America and Africa (flamingos are not native to the USA).
www.enchantedlearning.com /subjects/birds/printouts/Flamingocoloring.shtml   (284 words)

 Flamingo - Birds ProvenceBeyond
The flamingo's loud honking in flight is very similar to the sound of a goose.
Habitat: This pink flamingo likes any shallow-water lakes, ponds or protected inlets of the Mediterranean, and can often be found along the coast of Spain and southwestern France.
It can be most readily seen in the Camargue (map), the only place in France where it nests.
www.beyond.fr /birds/flamingo.html   (190 words)

Flamingo Gazing Balls -- Combining an iridescent pink glass gazing ball with a graceful, updated flamingo sculpture, this...
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www.alsto.com /home/furnishings-and-decor/18853-Flamingo.html   (238 words)

 Flamingo - Rhinoceros - Related Products and Services
I like the results I get from Flamingo but I am not happy with the incredibly long rendering times.
Flamingo is good and it is cool..Its a stone in the wars between the Global illuminationers and the Photometriciens :) And we, we hope neither of two method, the winner will be the render enthousiasts :))
So for a conclusion, it has some weakness but it is a new kid on the block.
www2.rhino3d.com /resources/display.asp?language=&listing=22   (344 words)

 Flamingo Las Vegas Race and Sports Book
Location: On the main casino floor inside the Flamingo Las Vegas.
Special events or contests: The Flamingo offers special events throughout the year for major sports (pro and college).
The Flamingo features a relatively large Race and Sport Book, with an emphasis on the race area.
www.vegas.com /gaming/sportsbooks/flamingo.html   (311 words)

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