MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Jungle Island welcomed a new member to their feathered family this week – a baby flamingo.READ MORE: 'Above Average' Hurricane Season Still Forecast In NOAA Update
The baby bird who is light grey and white in color remains without a name. That’s something they’re leaving up to those visiting on Memorial Day weekend.READ MORE: Demand For Testing Explodes As Long Lines Continue At COVID Testing Sites Throughout South Florida
They are holding a contest to name the new bird and maybe those to come!
“We are thrilled to welcome the baby chick and anticipate more flamingos to be hatched over the next few days. They are certain to bring great joy to all who visit our Flamingo Lake and Jungle Island,” says Dr. Jason Chatfield, vice president of zoological operations for Jungle Island.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
Jungle Island is home to American Flamingos, one of six species of flamingo found around the world.