Flamingos at Jungle Island, a zoological theme park, in Miami in 2017. The long-legged pink birds were once common in Florida. But their striking feathers were prized decorations for ladies’ hats, and they were thought to have been hunted out of existence for the plume trade in the 1800s.

Flamingos at Jungle Island, a zoological theme park, in Miami in 2017. The long-legged pink birds were once common in Florida. But their striking feathers were prized decorations for ladies’ hats, and they were thought to have been hunted out of existence for the plume trade in the 1800s.