Flamingo hatches for the first time at a UK Zoo. Photos by Paignton Zoo (4 images)

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Paignton Zoo Environmental Park has hatched its first flamingo chicks in six years. The charity Zoo is known for its flock of some 50 Chilean flamingos, which can be found on a lagoon near the entrance.

Two chicks have just hatched, with the parents protecting them from both the weather and predatory gulls.

Curator of Birds Jo Gregson: “They don’t breed every year and the make-up of the flock changes over time, but now we have a number of birds of...
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