Flamingos prefer the simple, calm, quiet life. The shrimp and other munchies they eat cause them to have that pink hue. It symbolizes a bright, beautiful person who is typically balanced, savvy, witty and quite charming. Those who are connected to the flamingo tend to be extremely loyal. This is particularly true in their communities. They prefer close-knit communities. They may prefer nesting with their family, and be quite content to spend time at home with loved ones. Whether co-workers, friends, family or even support groups flamingo people will keep his or her group tight, close and intimate.