Why float with pigs when we can float with flamingos on this Caribbean island?

Why float with pigs when we can float with flamingos on this Caribbean island?
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Remember when the internet was awash with gibberish about holidaying with ‘swimming pigs’ in a Bahamas?

There they were, doggy paddling by a transparent clear waters – snouts hold high, delighting each holidaying Instagrammer.

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But this summer, another animal is hogging a limelight.

Pink flamingos on a island of Aruba are a new stars of IG.

They indeed usually live on a tiny private island owned by a oppulance hotel, 10 mins divided from Aruba by boat.

Feeding time 😍

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But that hasn’t stopped people from schlepping over there for a pinkish flamingo selfie.

Unlike normal flamingos, a ones on this island don’t quit – they stay on a tiny beach all year round.

Usually, a birds quit from Jul to Mar each year and nonetheless they competence stay in one mark during a winter, it’s not normal for them to stay there all year round.

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So because don’t these birds move?

According to TripAdvisor, some holidayers explain to have beheld that a flamingos during this sold hotel have had their wings clipped to stop them from drifting – a explain that hasn’t been reliable yet.

But that doesn’t meant we can’t go and chill with a pinkish flamingo ethically.

There are other Caribbean islands where they reside in their healthy medium – and where they quit to and from.


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Head to places like a Galapagos Islands, a Yacatan peninsula and a Island of Bonaire for a cruelty-free #pinkflamingoselfie.

H/T Konbini

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