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Viewfinder: Counting Flamingos in Southern Kenya

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Flamingoes are seen at Lake Amboseli from a spotter plane overhead during a trial run for an aerial animal census at the Amboseli National Park on June 21st, 2018. Amboseli is among the most renowned case studies in the world for elephant population and behavioral factors with the last official count, carried out in the year 2011, yielding some 1,200 animals. Preparations are underway for an aerial census over the 392-square-kilometer park with trial runs kicking off in June.

Flamingoes are seen at Lake Amboseli from a spotter plane overhead during a trial run for an aerial animal census at the Amboseli National Park on June 21st, 2018. Amboseli is among the most renowned case studies in the world for elephant population and behavioral factors with the last official count, carried out in the year 2011, yielding some 1,200 animals. Preparations are underway for an aerial census over the 392-square-kilometer park with trial runs kicking off in June. 

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