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How Earth Hour Can Help Parrots

Did you know that tropical deforestation accounts for nearly 20 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions? Each year, an area the size of New Jersey is cut down in the Amazon & Borneo, two of the world’s largest rainforests. These fallen trees could be absorbing large amounts of carbon dioxide – the primary greenhouse gas. […]

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Parrots and Art: Parrot Totems

I’m always searching out how parrot have impacted the lives of humans. Or, even changed history! Well, hello. Parrots are part of history from way back in many cultures. Learning about Parrot Totems is fun. It’s freakin’ fantastic. Ever since the Europeans discovered the New World and Africa; ever since pirates needed companions, parrots have been esteemed. Here’s a little parrot history.

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Parrot Adoption: Homeless Parrots Need You!

You can go to your local PetSmart or PetCo and get a parrot or bird supplies. But the reality is that parrots and other exotic pets have specialized needs that are not compatible with a home living environment, unless you’re willing to make accomodations. Yeah, parakeets, cockatiels and larger parros are beautiful. Sure, they’re intelligent, But, unless you want to learn parrot language, they are hard to live with. Hence, homeless parrots. Learn more so that you don’t fall into the homeless parrot trap.

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Stuck in A Cage

Being Stuck in a Cage

I had an insight about being stuck in a cage with little to do today.  It wasn’t fun. I got the dreaded jury duty summons. I was apprehensive, yet excited to learn more about the judicial process. So, at 8:30 a.m. I, along with possibly 200 other people, entered the court house to serve my […]

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Positive Parrot Training Techniques and Recent Research

ScienceDaily (Feb. 18, 2009) — In a new, year-long University of Pennsylvania survey of dog owners who use confrontational or aversive methods to train aggressive pets, veterinary researchers have found that most of these animals will continue to be aggressive unless training techniques are modified. The story went on to say that using non-aversive or […]

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