Parrots

Resources About Parrots

Three blue and gold macaws perch together on a branch.
Parrots are fascinating and complex individuals! Here are some verified fun facts about them!
Parrots are fascinating and complex individuals! Here are some verified fun facts about them!
Learn and share fun facts about goats with this infographic!
Learn and share fun facts about goats with this infographic!
An image of a small white feather on a black background. The feather has a fluffy end near the quill, and the top is tightly organized.
Learn all about feather anatomy and what feathers can tell you about the health and well-being of avian residents at your animal sanctuary
Learn all about feather anatomy and what feathers can tell you about the health and well-being of avian residents at your animal sanctuary

Fun Facts About Parrots

Would you like a side of dirt or clay with your dinner? Probably not! Yup, some parrots, though not every parrot, may eat dirt or clay in order to gain minerals, specifically sodium in many cases.
Did you know that some parrot feathers contain a pigment that is bacteria-resistant and prevents their feathers from damage caused by certain bacteria? How cool is that?
Parrots are attentive parents. They take special care of their children, guarding them, teaching them important skills, and nurturing their physical and cognitive development. The care of the parents and the care of other adult flock-mates help ensure a well-adjusted, independent adult.

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