Why do pink flamingos stand on one leg?

  1. Why do pink flamingos stand on one leg?

Why do pink flamingos stand on one leg?

Because birds lose a lot of heat through their legs and feet, holding one leg closer to the body could conceivably help them stay warm. Both theories were tested by observing a flock of flamingos at the Philadelphia Zoo. … When the weather was warmer, more flamingos stood in the water on two feet.