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Red-breasted parakeet Psittacula alexandri

Animals in our sanctuary

Date of birth
Date taken in

Patroclus comes from VOC Geraardsbergen. He was brought in by someone who had found the animal. These types of birds are not indigenous animals; he was probably released by his previous owner or had escaped its enclosure.

Where does it feel at home?

The red-breasted parakeet lives in the forests of south-east Asia.

What does it like to eat?

This bird likes to eat seeds and fruit.

Fun fact:

The scientific name was given in honour of Alexander the Great. His armies brought these parakeets to Greece.

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