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Parrot Jungle too broke to make payments... low attendence cited
Monday, January 10 2005 @ 11:38 PM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
Views: 5840
General News MIAMI -- The new Parrot Jungle is having a hard time paying its bills, and because of an agreement with the county, so far Miami-Dade is having to pick up the multimillion-dollar tab.

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Indian parrots sighted in Edgware, UK
Monday, November 29 2004 @ 10:06 AM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
Views: 7745
General News By James Brockett

BIRD lovers were shocked by the sight of some surprise visitors to their feeding day in Canons Park - a group of bright green parrots.

The rare ring-necked parakeets, which are the UK's only naturalised parrot species, are part of an estimated flock of thirteen which have been sighted intermittently in the Edgware area for the last two years.

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Parrots shocked, 1 dead
Monday, September 06 2004 @ 08:55 AM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
Views: 8555
General News Posted on Thu, Aug. 26, 2004


FEEDING TIME: One of the parrots that survived electrical shock is fed with a syringe at pet rescue shelter. R.C. WHITE/FOR THE HERALD

FORT LAUDERDALE

Parrots shocked, 1 dead

Fort Lauderdale firefighters responding to a call about a power outage on Wednesday afternoon instead found nine Quaker parrots that appeared to have been suffered from electrical shock after a power line arced and snapped in a neighborhood west of the intersection of Sunrise Boulevard and Federal Highway.

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Couple Stop Smoking for Sake of Wheezing Pet Parrot
Thursday, August 19 2004 @ 08:41 AM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
Views: 7302
General News By Brian Farmer, PA News,Tue 3 Aug 2004

A couple tonight told how they had stopped smoking to save the life of their pet parrot.

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Brooklyn power company wrestles with monk parrots
Wednesday, May 12 2004 @ 12:17 PM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
Views: 10793
General News Polly Gets a Crackdown
By Denise Flaim
Staff Writer
February 9, 2003

Talk about ruffled feathers. In the past couple of weeks, bird activists have been in a flap about rumors that Con Edison planned to trap wild Quaker parrots living in 65 large communal nests on power lines and transformers throughout south Brooklyn.

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Connecticut power company and transformer-nesting monk parrots
Wednesday, May 12 2004 @ 12:08 PM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
Views: 13452
General News CL&P works to accommodate monk parrots
By:Erik Hesselberg 05/04/2004
OLD SAYBROOK - It was a job for the birds - literally.

A Connecticut Light & Power Company crew did a little maintenance on a pair of large stick nests atop telephone poles on Bridge Street near the causeway, so a colony of monk parrots wouldn't see their home go up in flames.

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