27 May 2011

Lake Borogia (Kenya): baboons vs. flamingos

The baboons and lesser flamingos at Lake Bogoria, a protected National Reserve in Kenya, are usually living in harmony and are sharing everything the landscape has to offer. But in July, after a succesfull breeding season, the shores of the lake are home to one of the world's largest populations of flamingos. Hectic times for the baboons being surrounded by hundreds of thousands of birds in pinkish white. As a matter of fact, some of the baboons, which are actually quite opportunistic omnivores, are starting to look at the flamingos in a different way...

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