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Old Nov 8, 2010, 5:23 AM   #11
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That is a serious close up, love the colours and that eye is fantastic!
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Old Nov 8, 2010, 7:02 AM   #12
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It also helps that the theme parks usually have a plethora of flamingos.
Up here further north from you, from time to time I see folks who also like to decorate their yards with pink flamingos. The effect isn't quite the same, however.

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Absolutely great!!!!
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We get lots of them in the Pacific Northwest.
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We get lots of them in the Pacific Northwest.
Hi Ken,

I see you have the same strain of Flamingos as we do here in the Northeast.


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I see you have the same strain of Flamingos as we do here in the Northeast.


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Zig, Ken is trying to trick us with a fake photo. I say that because the natural habitat of flamingos outside of Florida includes a lot of outdoor pottery, small windmills, and fake wishing wells, all of which are missing from that photo..

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Zig, Ken is trying to trick us with a fake photo. I say that because the natural habitat of flamingos outside of Florida includes a lot of outdoor pottery, small windmills, and fake wishing wells, all of which are missing from that photo..

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Hi Ted,

I got a kick out of seeing Ken's photo as we have some one in the Cape who has a bunch of these plastic flamingo lawn ornaments and travels all over the Cape and places the "flock" on someones lawn- unbeknown to the owner of the house. The flock stays there for a day then moves to another neighborhood in another town.

It's actually quite amusing. I did see the "traveling Flamingos" on someones lawn one day last year but didn't have my camera with me to snap the photo.

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Zig, that's really funny. Do the Cape Cod residents take it well?

Sadly, I suspect Steven may not have had the opportunity for the visual experiences you and i are describing. Actually, he has a lot of nerve trying to convince us that flamingos have real eyes. He's like those folks that try to tell me that milk doesn't really originate from a carton in a food store.

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Zig, that's really funny. Do the Cape Cod residents take it well?

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Actually, it's become somewhat of an honor to have your lawn visited by the traveling Flamingos.
Best of all, they don't leave any droppings behind
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LOL! Hey zig: so they put the flamingos in the yards for free? LOL.

Down here they have companies that will set them up in your yards for special events, like birthday surprises, etc. I passed a van on the highway one time carrying a load of pink flamingos going somewhere, and the the sign on van's window said "You've been flocked!"

Hey Ken: like your flamingo shot, but I don't believe that you took it in the Great Northwest. In all my travels there, I don't recall seeing palm trees growing outdoors. LOL
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