Meet some of the biggest birds in the world! Introduce elementary kids to pink flamingos and their lives in the wild. With their long legs, flamingos can easy wade through shallow soda lakes to scoop up fish. These large wading birds need a running start in order take flight. Readers explore this bird's behaviors, and habitats, features, including why its feathers are pink, with STEM-appropriate text and gorgeous photography. An end folk tale from South America shares why flamingos like salty water. A great nonfiction resource for student reports, animal units, and life science lessons. Includes table of contents, index, same-page definitions, and further resources.