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African grey parrot Psittacus erithacus

Animals in our sanctuary

Wangari
Date of arrival
14-02-2015

Wangari was handed over by his owner because the animal was so noisy that the neighbours had filed a complaint.

Parrots are very social animals and live in groups. They aren’t really suitable to be kept as pets as they’re wild animals and need a group of conspecifics around them. They also need a lot of attention.


Uzuri
Date of arrival
27-11-2014

Uzuri was handed over by his owner because the animal was so noisy that the neighbours had filed a complaint.

Parrots are very social animals and live in groups. They aren’t really suitable to be kept as pets as they’re wild animals and need a group of conspecifics around them. They also need a lot of attention.


Vondila
Date of arrival
04-08-2014

Vandilawas handed over by his owner because the animal was so noisy that the neighbours had filed a complaint.

Parrots are very social animals and live in groups. They aren’t really suitable to be kept as pets as they’re wild animals and need a group of conspecifics around them. They also need a lot of attention.


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Features

Size:
33 cm
Nutrition:
Palmnoten, vruchten, noten, bessen, zaden, schors, bloemen en bloemknoppen
Weight:
407 gr
Age:
80 jaar/ans/years
Gestation:
1 maand
Status:
Bedreigd
Environment:
Equatoriaal Afrika

Where does he feel most at home?

The African grey parrot likes to live in the open forest areas, rain forests or savannahs.

What's his favourite food?

They like to eat seeds, nuts, fruits and berries.

Fun fact

The African grey parrot can imitate sounds brilliantly and can learn for instance up to 750 different words.

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