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Move over mockingbird? Flamingo could be Florida's new state bird

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TALLAHASSEE -- Here comes the flamingo.

Rep. Jim Mooney, R-Islamorada, and Rep. Linda Chaney, R-St. Pete Beach, filed a bill (HB 753) this week that would designate the American flamingo as Florida state bird.

The designation would take the place of the mockingbird, which was approved in 1927, according to the bill.

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