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What is the fear of flamingos called?
Last Updated: 28th February, 2020
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In this way, what is the phobia of flamingos called?
Lesser Flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor) preening feathers. 1 out of 300 people have an irrational fear of flamingos, including me. Flamingos are terrifying creatures that people like to pretend are cute and whimsical, but looking at the birds in person, they are completely different from cartoon depictions.
One may also ask, are Flamingos mean? The word "flamingo" comes from the Spanish and Latin word "flamenco" which means fire, and refers to the bright color of the birds' feathers. Flamingos are strong but rare swimmers and powerful fliers, even though they're most often seen just wading.
Also to know is, what is a flamboyance of flamingos?
'A flock of flamingos is called a stand, colony, regiment or a flamboyance.
What are baby flamingos called?
Baby flamingos are called chicks, although I once heard someone suggest they should be called “sparks” since the adults are named after flames. Flamingo.