Somehow parrots often get connected to pirates; maybe it's due to their colorful looks and somewhat rebellious attitude. But they are much more than servants of thieves and Disney characters; they are unique beings with the ability to pick up words and imitate conversations. Some even suggest that they can train and become able to understand the words they are saying. Imagine having a real conservation with a parrot in the jungle? Not bad.
By Caroline Edwards
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