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Gay flamingos pick up chick
AFP ^ | 05/21/07

Posted on 05/21/2007 10:30:49 AM PDT by presidio9

A pair of gay flamingos have adopted an abandoned chick, becoming parents after being together for six years, a British conservation organisation said Monday.

Carlos and Fernando had been desperate to start a family, even chasing other flamingos from their nests to take over their eggs at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) in Slimbridge near Bristol.

But their egg-sitting prowess made them the top choice for taking an unhatched egg under their wings when one of the Greater Flamingo nests was abandoned.

The couple, together for six years, can feed chicks by producing milk in their throats.

"Fernando and Carlos are a same sex couple who have been known to steal other flamingos' eggs by chasing them off their nest because they wanted to rear them themselves," said WWT spokeswoman Jane Waghorn.

"They were rather good at sitting on eggs and hatching them so last week, when a nest was abandoned, it seemed like a good idea to make them surrogate parents."

Gay flamingos are not uncommon, she added.

"If there aren't enough females or they don't hit it off with them, they will pair off with other males," she said.


TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: gaythread; homosexualagenda; isntthatspecial; moralabsolutes
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1 posted on 05/21/2007 10:30:51 AM PDT by presidio9
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To: presidio9

This needs a “Rediculous Alert”


2 posted on 05/21/2007 10:32:24 AM PDT by gidget7 (2Th 2:11 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:)
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To: presidio9

I thought ALL flamingos were gay!


3 posted on 05/21/2007 10:32:58 AM PDT by To Hell With Poverty (In the end, history is what God remembers.)
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To: presidio9
Flamingos?
4 posted on 05/21/2007 10:33:21 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Abortion is to family planning what bankruptcy is to financial planning.)
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To: presidio9

And they steal children. Interesting


5 posted on 05/21/2007 10:33:44 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: presidio9

Gay Flaming O’s


6 posted on 05/21/2007 10:33:47 AM PDT by itsamelman (Announcing your plans is a good way to hear God laugh. - - Al Swearengen)
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To: presidio9
Picture of their sexual encounters a must to be believable.
7 posted on 05/21/2007 10:34:10 AM PDT by rocksblues (Do unto others as they do unto you!)
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To: presidio9

I bet their nest looks fabulous.


8 posted on 05/21/2007 10:34:14 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: presidio9
Pink Flamingos? Ugh... that's REALLY gay.

Fernando and Carlos are a same sex couple

Won't take long for the Sodom-promoters to use this as evidence for the naturality of homosexuality and justify same-sex marriage.

9 posted on 05/21/2007 10:34:29 AM PDT by SolidWood (Save America: Thompson/Hunter 2008)
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To: AppyPappy

By Gay, do they mean they have anal sex?


10 posted on 05/21/2007 10:34:33 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: presidio9
Gay flamingos are not uncommon, she added.

Especially along Miami's South Beach............

11 posted on 05/21/2007 10:35:00 AM PDT by Red Badger (My gerund got caught in my diphthong, and now I have a dangling participle...............)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Why do we keep seeing these homosexual animals in nature stories coming up? Do the gay activists really think that it makes them seem more natural if there is evidence of homosexuality in the animal kingdom???


12 posted on 05/21/2007 10:35:52 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: presidio9

“even chasing other flamingos from their nests to take over their eggs “

Flamingo-hawking?


13 posted on 05/21/2007 10:36:07 AM PDT by Ender Wiggin
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To: presidio9

“A pair of gay flamingos...”

Sorry, no such thing unless they mean “happy”, which they don’t.


14 posted on 05/21/2007 10:36:23 AM PDT by L98Fiero (A fool who'll waste his life, God rest his guts.)
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To: To Hell With Poverty
The couple, together for six years, can feed chicks by producing milk in their throats.

I bet.........

15 posted on 05/21/2007 10:36:35 AM PDT by Red Badger (My gerund got caught in my diphthong, and now I have a dangling participle...............)
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16 posted on 05/21/2007 10:37:01 AM PDT by dfwgator (The University of Florida - Still Championship U)
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To: massgopguy
By Gay, do they mean they have anal sex?

That's a stretch..........

17 posted on 05/21/2007 10:38:00 AM PDT by Red Badger (My gerund got caught in my diphthong, and now I have a dangling participle...............)
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To: presidio9
"...a same sex couple who have been known to steal other flamingos' eggs by chasing them off their nest because they wanted to rear them themselves..."


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18 posted on 05/21/2007 10:38:20 AM PDT by itsamelman (Announcing your plans is a good way to hear God laugh. - - Al Swearengen)
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To: presidio9

How many more posts till this thread is pulled?......2 maybe 3?.........


19 posted on 05/21/2007 10:38:40 AM PDT by Red Badger (My gerund got caught in my diphthong, and now I have a dangling participle...............)
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To: presidio9

Are they chickophiles? Maybe Dahmer was just ‘adopting’ abandoned youths.


20 posted on 05/21/2007 10:39:26 AM PDT by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: presidio9

My question is are they really two male flamingos or a sterile female and a male?


21 posted on 05/21/2007 10:39:44 AM PDT by swmobuffalo (The only good terrorist is a dead terrorist.)
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To: presidio9
The couple, together for six years, can feed chicks by producing milk in their throats.

What a ridiculous lie.

22 posted on 05/21/2007 10:39:50 AM PDT by SolidWood (Save America: Thompson/Hunter 2008)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Also seen in the animal kingdom:

Rape
Infanticide
Incest
Cannibalism
eating feces
child abandonment

...the list goes on and on. Curiously, there is no such thing as “marriage” in the animal kingdom.


23 posted on 05/21/2007 10:40:03 AM PDT by presidio9 (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: presidio9
The couple, together for six years, can feed chicks by producing milk in their throats.
Do the funky chicken.
24 posted on 05/21/2007 10:40:22 AM PDT by eastsider
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To: Red Badger
How many more posts till this thread is pulled?......2 maybe 3?.........

Actually, gay animal threads are always relevant to this forum, because of the reek of desperation from the buttsex crowd.

25 posted on 05/21/2007 10:42:05 AM PDT by presidio9 (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Do the gay activists really think that it makes them seem more natural if there is evidence of homosexuality in the animal kingdom??? Yes. This is a common gay activism talking point.
26 posted on 05/21/2007 10:43:03 AM PDT by jack_napier
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To: presidio9
*checks thread for inclusion of most important context*
*verifies inclusion*
*leaves thread*
27 posted on 05/21/2007 10:43:44 AM PDT by M203M4 (http://www.gohunter08.com/ (warming to Tancredo, cooling to Paul))
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To: massgopguy
By Gay, do they mean they have anal sex?

Brother, did you just hit the nail squarely on the head!

I am so tired of the homos and other Liberal Trash in this country, and their media sycophants, reinventing words to establish a frame of mind.
An alternate reality, as it were, as if Superman's bizarro twin living on bizzaro world is the norm now in Americo.

Gay?? Sounds like a newspeak word for fag, queer, or homo.

The fact that they are not packing fecal matter up each other's rectums is ignored.

28 posted on 05/21/2007 10:45:06 AM PDT by bill1952 ("All that we do is done with an eye towards something else.")
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To: Slings and Arrows

ping


29 posted on 05/21/2007 10:45:20 AM PDT by presidio9 (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: presidio9
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket
30 posted on 05/21/2007 10:46:14 AM PDT by dragonblustar
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To: Dilbert San Diego

It appeals to those who have already been brainwashed by the Godless into the notion that man is just another animal, so if there is same-sex attraction among animals, why not among people? The MSM is in league with the queers in spreading their propaganda.....


31 posted on 05/21/2007 10:46:48 AM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: bill1952

Well, they are birds..... Might have something to do with their peckers.


32 posted on 05/21/2007 10:47:18 AM PDT by dragonblustar
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To: presidio9

Exactly! There are a lot of behaviors in the animal kingdom that we don’t want to imitate. Why should homosexual behavior among animals persuade someone that it’s somehow normal and natural and worthy of humans being that way?


33 posted on 05/21/2007 10:48:15 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: presidio9

When are they moving to Massachusetts to be married?


34 posted on 05/21/2007 10:50:55 AM PDT by GQuagmire (Giggety,Giggety,Giggety)
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To: presidio9

Great news for the flamingos! They will be invited to the Oprah Winfrey show, and be priviliged guests at the next democrat convention! Special laws will be passed to give them the same rights as humans. Anyone who says anything derogatory about their arrangement will be arrested for a hate crime!


35 posted on 05/21/2007 10:51:41 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: presidio9
Bird Flu hitting women and minority flamingos hardest!


36 posted on 05/21/2007 10:52:36 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Red Badger

Exactly, just because they sit on eggs together doesn’t mean they are Gay. It is a homo-erotic fantasy of the Left that they can be, so they assign human traits to animals where none exist.


37 posted on 05/21/2007 10:57:28 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Red Badger
The couple, together for six years, can feed chicks by producing milk in their throats. I bet.........

O. M. G.....LOLLLLLL!

38 posted on 05/21/2007 11:00:18 AM PDT by To Hell With Poverty (In the end, history is what God remembers.)
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To: massgopguy

Anthropomorphism.........


39 posted on 05/21/2007 11:03:59 AM PDT by Red Badger (My gerund got caught in my diphthong, and now I have a dangling participle...............)
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To: presidio9
Curiously, there is no such thing as “marriage” in the animal kingdom.

There are numerous animals that mate for life.

That's a lot closer to true marriage than a lot of Americans get.

40 posted on 05/21/2007 11:04:09 AM PDT by Sherman Logan (I didn't claw my way to the top of the food chain to be a vegetarian.)
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41 posted on 05/21/2007 11:11:26 AM PDT by JRios1968 (Faith is not believing that God can. It is knowing that God will. - Ben Stein)
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To: To Hell With Poverty

Only mammals have mammary glands that produce real milk. Birds produce what is called “crop milk,” food that is partly digested in the crop and then coughed back up and fed to fledglings.

I suppose a male flamingo can do that, although I haven’t found a source to confirm it. I think there are bird species where the mother and father share the duty of feeding their young.

All that said, it doesn’t have much bearing on whether this shows that homosexual behavior is “natural.” They are really desperate to prove that, but from either a religious or a Darwinian point of view, homosexuality is unnatural, because it involves sex without procreation and does not help preserve the species.


42 posted on 05/21/2007 11:12:21 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: presidio9; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
You think gay *flamingos* have it bad...?


43 posted on 05/21/2007 11:28:48 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows ("I AM A SEXY SHOELESS GOD OF WAR!!!" --http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0439.html)
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To: presidio9

bump!


44 posted on 05/21/2007 11:34:51 AM PDT by VOA
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

rightwing:

I bet their nest looks fabulous.

Yes, they watch ‘QueerEye for Gay Flamingos’ Nest’ tv show on the GayBirds network.


45 posted on 05/21/2007 11:38:22 AM PDT by EagleandLiberty (Jamison endored Hil -- I guess they both like to get _____!!)
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To: EagleandLiberty

ROFL!


46 posted on 05/21/2007 12:04:32 PM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: presidio9

The ridiculous lengths “gay” (never mind what I really want to call it) promoters will go to to prove they’re all OK, natural and normal.

If it weren’t for the “Gay ‘90s” and the legacy since, we wouldn’t be hearing these pathetic attempts to normalize homosexual humans by telling stories of some few abnormal wildlife.


47 posted on 05/21/2007 12:08:54 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue.)
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To: massgopguy

That’s funny, because birds do NOT have...those...things....that men so worship of themselves.

What birds have are cloaca, which I think in males means they have to “reverse balloon” it to use it for male purposes.

I’m not sure if a bird would go to all that trouble for sex.

As someone else indicated, it probably means no more than the 2 guys are just good buddies who have no women.


48 posted on 05/21/2007 12:16:45 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue.)
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To: Sherman Logan
There are numerous animals that mate for life.

Yes, but they have the good sense not to demand that the rest of us recognize their relationship as marriage (under pain of being labled zooophobic).

49 posted on 05/21/2007 12:31:38 PM PDT by presidio9 (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: Red Badger

Bingo.


50 posted on 05/21/2007 1:31:18 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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