The first nesting pairs were imported from an extruding facility in
Not one, but two hunting seasons were declared. The first, running from August 1st till February 29th, allowed the taking of two (2) flamingoes per hunter per day, with the stipulation that the weapon be an automobile. The second season ran from March 17th through July 23rd, with the required weapon being lawn darts.
Although property damage was substantial, by early 1973 the flamingo population was at more manageable levels. The pair pictured here are trophies displayed on a resident hunter's front lawn.