SAVING AFRICA'S FLAMINGOS

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TITLE: SAVING AFRICA'S FLAMINGOSDATELINE: Oct. 4, 2011LENGTH: 0:02:46LOCATION: NairobiINTROWhen people think of protecting the wild animals of Kenya, lions, elephants, buffalo and rhino most likely come to mind. But, Kenya is also home to some of the world's most unique and rare species of birds -- including the flamingo. And, as Lifestyles shows you, their beauty is becoming a major attraction. ***PKG***STAND UP: RUTH BARU, CNC CORRESPONDENT"This is lake Bogoria, it has been termed as one of the most beautiful scenes in Africa. It is characterized by thousands of flamingo birds against the backdrop of the East of the Rift Valley. Now I am told this place attracts over 100,000 tourists in a year." Lake Bogoria is home to an estimated one million flamingoes.Thanks in large part to its location and the large supply of Spirulina-- a blue/green algre, which flamingoes love to feed on. In Kenya, there are two main species of flamingoes. And, their colour, grace, beauty and myster Powered by www.newslook.com Producer : Xinhua News Agency

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