A third of the world’s parrots face extinction

May 7, 2017 5:10 pm Last Updated: May 7, 2017 5:10 pm

What do you know about Parrots? In America, bird is the fourth favorite pet after dogs, cats and fish.

In this article, we’ll give you some fun facts about them.

Parrots are among the most intelligent birds

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Parrots are the only birds that can eat with their feet

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Some parrots can live for over 80 years.

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Parrots have strong beaks.

 

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Many parrots mate for life.

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Parrots have been kept as pets for 3,000 years.

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Cockatoos can move the feathers on their heads.

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The world’s largest parrot cannot fly.

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