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Of Parrots and Parrot Fish

Did you know that Parrot Fish have a bunch of unusual characteristics? For instance, the Parrot Fish Diet consists primarily of algae extracted from chunks of coral ripped from a reef with their beak like mouth. The strange thing is that the Parrot Fish pulverizes the coral with grinding teeth in it’s throat to get to the algae-filled polyps inside. […]

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Tanganyika Lorikeets

Checkout the super cool aviary at Tanganyika Wildlife Park.We got to feed 4 species of Lorikeets. LOVED that outdoor aviary! I’m completely sure that my parrots would love it more than me!

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Puerto Rican Amazon Parrot

The Puerto Rican Amazon Parrot: Conservation Must!

It’s no secret. All over the world, parrots are becoming endangered and extinct. The Puerto Rican Amazon is no exception. Wouldn’t it be a shame to loose this beautiful parrot that is endiginous to the U.S.? We are all interconnected. But, for me, parrots are about the most awesome creatures on earth. Learn about the Puerto Rican Amazon Parrot here.

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earth hour and parrots

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

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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