In the Yucatan State in Mexico lies the city of Celestun, it is surrounded by mangroves and in the open waters surrounding the mangroves you can find the Pink Flamingos.
The Pink Flamingos in Celestun are Pink because of their diet high in high in pigments from alpha and beta carotenoid. The richest sources of these elements come from algae and different invertebrates that the constantly feeding Flamingos ingest.
This area is home to as many as 300 different bird species.
It is not only the Flamingos that are getting their food out of the bays and the mangroves in the area. The area is full of crab tines that provide for the fishermen and their families.
This is one popular catch in the area, and the crabs provide sustenance for many families in this part of Yucatan.