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It’s a parrot’s life…!

Unless you are familiar with parrots, it often comes as a great surprise to find out how long-lived they are. People familiar with animals such as dogs and cats know that a 15 year old dog is something to talk about; but what about an 84 year old parrot? Holy longevity, Batman!* When a person […]

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Iko’s 40 years

Parrots can — and do — live longer than any other companion animal.* Unfortunately, their lives are not always the best and, like yours or mine, can be fraught with hurtful experiences. The birds who are now in their thirties and forties (and above) perhaps even moreso, because they were very likely wild-caught birds, pulled […]

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