Flamingos at Lake Nakuru, Kenya. When the water levels rose eight years ago, the flamingos moved to nearby lakes, but they have started to return. Photo: Reuters/Baz Ratner
Flamingos at Lake Nakuru, Kenya. When the water levels rose eight years ago, the flamingos moved to nearby lakes, but they have started to return. Photo: Reuters/Baz Ratner

Pink flamingos return to Kenya’s Lake Nakuru after an eight-year absence, offering hopes of a tourism rebound

  • Huge flocks of flamingos used to attract crowds of visitors to Lake Nakuru in Kenya, until eight years ago when they vanished
  • The birds left when rising water levels reduced their feeding and breeding grounds, but they have started to return

Flamingos at Lake Nakuru, Kenya. When the water levels rose eight years ago, the flamingos moved to nearby lakes, but they have started to return. Photo: Reuters/Baz Ratner
Flamingos at Lake Nakuru, Kenya. When the water levels rose eight years ago, the flamingos moved to nearby lakes, but they have started to return. Photo: Reuters/Baz Ratner
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