As Hurricane Ian battered the west coast of Florida on Wednesday, inside St. Petersburg's oldest living museum, about a dozen flamingos huddled into a bathroom to ride out the harsh winds of Category 4 storm.
Staffers at the Sunken Gardens tweeted an image of the pink birds gathered for a "hurricane party," and wrote that the animals are being taken care of, albeit not in their normal habitat.
"The flamingos are having a hurricane party in the bathroom; eating, drinking, & dancing," the botanical garden added.
Sunken Gardens is a 100-year-old botanical garden located in the middle of St. Petersburg, according to a St. Petersburg visitors page. The garden is home to some of the oldest tropical plants in the region.
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As one of the last remaining Florida roadside attractions, is home to 50,000 tropical plants, flowers, demonstration gardens, cascading waterfalls and a flock of flamingos.