One Pride Thing: Denver Zoo’s Hottest New Couple

Freddie is on left and Lance is on right    Photo: Denver Zoo 

In honor of Pride Month, the Denver Zoo introduced a same-sex flamingo couple they have named  Lance Bass and Freddie Mercury.  The couple has been “together” since 2014, according to the zookeepers there.  Apparently, the zoo names all its flamingos after musicians and they wanted to name these two after LGBTQ+ icons.  According to Live Science, Flamingos are believed to mate for life.  Zookeepers in Denver noticed them spending a lot of time together, then saw them participating in courtship behaviors, and when the pair finally built a nest together, the zookeepers knew,  Lance Bass celebrated the news in a post on Facebook, saying: “This is the best!! I hope Lance is the one w the frosted tips!! #HappyPride!”  Happy Pride Month, indeed!

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