Fun flamingo facts: 1) The ancient Egyptians considered them a representation of the sun god, Ra. 2) The ancient Romans considered their tongues a delicacy. 3) They are featured in the religious art of the ancient Moche people of Peru. 4) The flamingo is the national bird of The Bahamas. 5) Andean miners believe that flamingo fat is a cure for tuberculosis. Now all you gotta do is memorize this list an you'll be wowing curious bird lovers all Halloween long! OR you'll just wade in shin-high water and look like you've lost your mind. Either way, having a flamingo hat on your head is a fun thing to do for a costume party or a new hobby!