Richmond zoo has a new baby bird

Richmond zoo has a new baby bird
A baby Chilean flamingo was born at the Metro Richmond Zoo in August. (Source: Metro Richmond Zoo/YouTube)

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Chilean flamingo chick has hatched Metro Richmond Zoo.

The little bird was born Aug. 25, the zoo posted to its Facebook page, after a 30-day incubation period.

Zookeepers are caring for the chick, and it is in good health.

The zoo posted a video to its YouTube page of the baby bird being hand-fed and splashing around in water.

The Metro Richmond Zoo is excited to announce the recent hatch of our first Chilean flamingo chick on August 25th, after...

Posted by Metro Richmond Zoo on Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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