Drought threatens thousands of flamingo chicks in South Africa

Rescued Lesser Flamingo chicks await treatment and feeding after being moved from a dam in the Northern Cape Province to the SANCCOB rehabilitation centre in Cape Town, South Africa January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Rescuers are moving hundreds of dehydrated Lesser Flamingo chicks from their breeding ground at a drought-stricken South African dam to a bird sanctuary in Cape Town, to save them from death by starvation and lack of water. Their birthplace, Kamfers Dam in the Northern Cape, is one of only three breeding […]

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