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Flamingle Encounter 02

Quora Fluker, left, has her hair playfully pulled by Rhett the flamingo Friday, August 24, 2018, at the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory in Key West, Fla. The 3-year-old and other visitors had the opportunity for an up-close visit with Rhett and his cohort Scarlett during "Flamingle," a once-a-day encounter that guests at the conservatory can have with the flamingos. The birds cannot be touched and choose whether they wish to interact with humans or not. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Flamingle Encounter 03

Dana Haynes, left, and Cristina Settanni, right, observe Rhett and Scarlett the flamingos Friday, August 24, 2018, at the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory in Key West, Fla. Haynes and Settanni had the opportunity for the up-close visit during "Flamingle," a once-a-day encounter that guests at the conservatory can have with the two flamingos. The birds cannot be touched and choose whether they wish to interact with humans or not. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Flamingle Encounter 01

Dana Haynes, right, shoots a selfie with Scarlett the flamingo Friday, August 24, 2018, at the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory in Key West, Fla. Haynes and other visitors had the opportunity for an up-close visit with Scarlett and her cohort Rhett during "Flamingle," a once-a-day encounter that guests at the conservatory can have with the two flamingos. The birds cannot be touched and choose whether they wish to interact with humans or not. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Keys Turtle Release 01

Staff from the Turtle Hospital, including manager Bette Zirkelbach, front left, and founder Richie Moretti, front right, release "Judy" a subadult loggerhead sea turtle, off the Florida Keys Saturday, May 12, 2018, in Marathon, Fla. The 150-pound female had convalesced at the hospital since being discovered three months ago entangled in a fish trap line. Although the reptile's left rear flipper had to be amputated, hospital officials expect "Judy" to survive and eventually lay eggs. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Conch Shell 'Musicians' Compete -- and Get Engaged -- in Quirky Key West Contest

Christine King competes in the Conch Shell Blowing Contest while standing on a paddle board Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Key West, Fla. Judges evaluated contest entrants from children to seniors on the quality, novelty, duration and loudness of the sounds they produced. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Conch Shell 'Musicians' Compete -- and Get Engaged -- in Quirky Key West Contest

Charlotte Jackson, 3, blows a horse conch shell during the annual Conch Shell Blowing Contest Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Key West, Fla. Judges evaluated contest entrants from children to seniors on the quality, novelty, duration and loudness of the sounds they produced. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Conch Shell 'Musicians' Compete -- and Get Engaged -- in Quirky Key West Contest

Mary Lou Smith, right, reacts to a surprise marriage proposal from Rick Race after she competed in the Conch Shell Blowing Contest Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Key West, Fla. Both Smith and Race are from Panama City Beach, Fla. Judges evaluated contest entrants from children to seniors on the quality, novelty, duration and loudness of the sounds they produced. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)