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How do baby flamingos become pink?

...especially in tomatoes, spinach, pumpkins, sweet potato and, of course, carrots.) The mollusks and crustaceans flamingos snack on contain similar pigment-packing carotenoids. The bird’s digestive system extracts pigment from carotenoid-containing...

Why is Lake Hillier pink?

...that produces carotenoids, which can look orange, red, or pink. Related fact: Flamingos “range from light pink to bright red due to aqueous bacteria and beta-Carotene obtained from their food...

The Real Reason Leaves Change Color In the Fall – MinuteEarth

...in this week’s video? Here are some keywords to get your googling started: Leaf senescence, chlorophyll, carotenoid, anthocyanin. Also: Watch and do this excellent Leaf Color Chromatography Experiment....

The Grand Prismatic Spring: One of Nature’s Most Amazing Sights

...colors ranging from green to red; the amount of color in the microbial mats depends on the ratio of chlorophyll to carotenoids and on the temperature of the water which...

Why do leaves change color?

...more brilliant fall colors. ACS Reactions explains. Learn more about chlorophyll, carotenoids, xanthophylls, and anthocyanins with this autumn DIY experiment: Leaf Color Chromatography with Alex Dainis. via @ScienceChannel....

The Leaf Color Chromatography Experiment

...chlorophyll, carotenoids, xanthophylls, and anthocyanins . Get some rubbing alcohol, white coffee filters, a few clear glasses, scissors, and a wooden spoon. Next, head outside to find leaves that are at...

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