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Peaches

Cry Baby — A parrot perfectly imitates a baby crying? Why? How can we prevent it?

[Much of this article is written tongue-in-cheek. Nonetheless, I think the gist of the advice is good. It follows behavioral science and guidelines but staggers around a bit like Dean Martin on a bender.] A parrot perfectly imitates a baby crying. It makes you wonder, doesn’t it? Why would a […]

Does she dream?

Does She Dream? By Don Scott [I wrote this story before Chloe overcame her feather destructive behavior under the care of Dr. Jenkins of the Avian and Exotic Animal Hospital in San Diego] Yesterday was sadness. When I came home my cockatoo had lost six feathers. Two of them badly chewed. I […]