Flamingos Go for Cosmetic Appeal

They primp, they preen, and they even make their feathers blush to catch they eyes of potential suitors. Flamingos make themselves prettier by dabbing oil rich in carotenoids, compounds that make their plumes even pinker, on their feathers to attract mates, solving a mystery that confounded scientists.
 
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