Hurricane Irma forces flamingos to evacuate

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TAMPA, Fla. — It wasn’t only people evacuating ahead of Hurricane Irma’s arrival in Florida.

Crews at Busch Gardens in Tampa led a flock of flamingos to safety.

The flamingos are among 12,000 animals moved to secure locations at the park.

The flock moved in orderly fashion to their shelter room.

Zoological teams are at the park around the clock to monitor the animals.

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