ADELAIDE – The last flamingo of Australia is no more. The zoo of the city of Adelaide left Chile on Friday (local time) to sleep, because the health of the more than sixty-year-old animal is seriously degraded, according to Australian media.
Chile has the earthly existence exchanged for heavenly.
Chile the Chilean flamingo was one of the attractions of the zoo. Since the death of the male is Greater, she was the only living flamingo in Australia.
That she is more than sixty years of age was exceptional. In the wild, the animals are not older than twenty to thirty years and in captivity about fifty.