Pelican Facts You Might Not Know

two pelicans species

There are only two pelican species in North America, but how many exist worldwide?

a) Five
b) Eight
c) Fourteen
d) Twenty

Answer: b) Eight. The eight pelican species are American white pelican, brown pelican, Peruvian pelican, great white pelican, Australian pelican, pink-backed pelican, Dalmatian pelican, and spot-billed pelican.

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