Unprecedented mission to save thounsands of baby flamingos

Posted at 9:59 AM, Jul 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-10 12:12:58-04

Severe drought has cost South Africa an estimated half a billion dollars, and it’s forced an unprecedented rescue mission.

Thousands of flamingos were forced to abandon their eggs and newborn chicks earlier this year because of the lack of water.

Bird specialists stepped in to save the baby birds.

Debora Patta reports.