Memphis Zoo celebrates new baby Flamingo chicks

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For the first time since 2008, two Chilean flamingos have hatched at the Memphis Zoo.  The chicks hatched on August 7th and August 20th.

The chicks have 2 different sets of parents. The older chick's parents have been at the zoo since 1981 and 1996. They have three chicks of their own and one foster chick. All four are still living at the Memphis Zoo.

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The father of younger chick was the last hatched and raised at the zoo since 2008. The mother has one previous chick with a different mate.

The flamingo flock at the Memphis Zoo now consists of 16 males, 14 males and two chicks.