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Flamingo Fandango

A June 2007 trip to Corpus Christi by jen480

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Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens : Office

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Attraction | "South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center"

Pink is the new black this summer, or at least that’s the case at the South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center in Corpus Christi. From now until Labor Day, pink plastic flamingo yard ornaments dressed in hula skirts, straw hats, and other funky garb will be on display throughout the center’s lush gardens as part of a new exhibit called Flamingo Fandango. Prior to the exhibit, locals were invited to pick up a plastic feathered friend from the nature center, bring it home with them to decorate, and then drop back off dressed however they like. Several folks returned their birds looking like Hawaiian hula girls decked out in straw skirts, coconut-shell tops, and leis, while others gave...Read More

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Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens : Office
8545 S Staples Street
Corpus Christi, Texas 78413
(361) 854-2400