Peaches the flamingo walks along the shallow waters on the northern tip of the east beach at Fort De Soto Park on Tuesday, Sept. 26 in Pinellas County. Peaches, who has been solo, probably came from the Yucatan Peninsula or Cuba, gliding on the winds of Hurricane Idalia. Peaches was rescued, tagged and released. Her tag number is USO2, only the second flamingo to be tagged in the U.S.
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The stipend will be $3,000 a year, which is around the value of the theme park passes the new board took away, an official with the governing district said.




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