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Vocal Fountain of Youth?
What do flamingoes and salmon have in common? Astaxanthan! This reddish-colored pigment is produced by microalgae, and ingested by several different forms of marine life, including salmon, lobster, shrimp, and other red-hued organisms, and flamingoes! Most people don't realize that baby flamingos are born white, and turn pink because of what they eat, shrimp and algae, which contain the astaxanthin! It is carotinoid similar to beta-carotene, which is found in orange plants a