Spectacular Flamingos

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The year was 1998. I had gone to Kenya for the first time on what a missionary priest termed, an ‘appetiser’, and with me were a few others. After that first memorable trip with lots of obstacles to overcome, I made two more and each one still remains fresh in my mind. I thank God for such golden opportunities of learning. Kenya was a whole new world. Praise God!

Today, in 2013, I learnt that Lake Nakuru covers only about six miles and so, for such a small area, more than two million flamingos gather there. Spectacular indeed! They feed on at least four hundred thousand pounds of food daily. Being vegetarians, they help  themselves to the blue green algae that is plentiful in the waters. Amazing! But God provides for his creatures, and He takes care of all very well indeed. Praise God!

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