Baby Flamingo Fails At Adulting, Becomes Internet Star In The Process.

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It's rare that you'll meet a bird species that isn't beautiful, except maybe for a vulture, but that's mainly because they're super scary. But birds are adorbs, especially when they're still tiny babies trying to figure out how this little thing called life actually works.

Just ask one adorable baby flamingo who is desperately trying to do what a regular adult flaming can do, and it's so cute your insides will melt. But what makes this furry little creature even more lovable is the fact that he's trying to stand on one leg, and his journey will warm your heart right up.

He's currently living in Pittsburgh's National Aviary and he's enchanting visitors with its cuteness as well as people across the globe through the internet.

This is the adorable little flamingo that everyone is talking about.


We all know that flamingos grow up to become pink and they also stand on one leg. Well, this white fluffy bird may have to wait for his coat to turn pink, but standing on one leg, that's easy peasy... or is it?

He's not just fluffy; he's extremely leggy too.


This baby flamingo has mastered the art of walking on two legs, but now he has to learn how to stand on one leg.

Most babies have to deal with figuring out how to stand on two legs without falling.

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Relax, it's just a plush toy, but it undoubtedly makes this mini-flamingo feel as if there's someone rooting for it to master the one legged stand technique.

Fortunately, he has some inspiration from a stuffed flamingo bird.

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Sure, you can try it, but your body will likely wobble and then you'll probably fall over. But Flamingos are able to achieve this with very little effort. In fact, according to a study published in Biology Letters, flamingos can do it while sleeping and many not even need to use their muscles for the task.

It might seem like quite a difficult task, but it's what flamingos are meant to do.

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But he still has a long way to go before he has to worry about such grown-up problems. In the meantime, you know what they say, practice makes perfect.

The one-legged posture can help this flamingo reduce muscle fatigue caused by switching legs.

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Don't worry little one. Rest on that comfy bed, and enjoy being young because life as a grown-up isn't all it's cracked up to be.

Trying to stand on one leg can really wear you out.

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