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Park system celebrates 150 years with pink flamingo record

 


BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Parks officials in Buffalo, New York, are tickled pink over claiming a new world record for having the longest line of garden flamingos .

A Guinness World Records official was on hand Thursday to certify the record — 1,500 pink flamingos — which were set up to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Buffalo's Olmsted Parks system.

Landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted designed Buffalo's citywide system of parks and parkways. Parks officials took some liberties with his initials — "F'' "L'' "O'' — to come up with the "FLO-mingo" event.

The previous record for th...



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