Greater Flamingo chick hatches at Marwell Zoo (8 images)

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Proud parents dote over their chick. Marwell Zoo welcomed the new arrival on Monday this week. The Greater Flamingo chick hatched from it's egg on what is the hottest weeks of the year.

It’s been over four years since the zoo had a Greater Flamingo chick successfully reared. The animal team has been working hard to encourage the birds to nest by adjusting a few husbandry techniques this year. Keepers constructed some artificial nests earlier in the year to encourage the...
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