• more parrots are kept in homes than live in nature?
  • most parrots must change their masters more than five times?
  • a parrot usually outlives its owner?
  • parrots have feelings of love, hatred and jealousy and are able to express them?
  • a parrot needs a natural partner?
  • many parrot owners only develop an allergy to a parrot only after several years?
  • lots of parrots go mad because they are kept alone?
  • two parrots have to die for one who stays alive and is imported?
  • a parrot needs at least eight hours of affection each day?
  • parrots are the most endangered species among all birds?
  • a neighbour next flat must give his consent to the keeping of parrots?
  • in spring nearly all parrots screech for a partner that never turns up?
  • severe problems of keeping parrots at home do not obviously arise before three or four years (after sexual maturity)?
  • even in winter parrots prefer living outside in an aviary to being in a living-room?
  • 90 % of all parrots kept in homes have to suffer from aspergillosis (a lung desease) due to the dry air in living rooms?
  • a plucked parrot — if this happens at all — needs two years until it has all its feathers again?
  • parrots choose their partners themselves and will then never be unfaithful?
  • only ten out of hundred parrots are able (or will learn) to speak?
  • Most parrots spend all their lifetime in a cage the size of only half a square metre? This is comparable to man being forced to spend 30-40 years of his life in a room the size of a toilet!
  • most parrots do not get adequate nourishment?
  • a parrots costs betwenn 150 and 50.000 Euros and is often kept as a status symboll?

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