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Parrot Confidential: Full Episode

Meet Lou. Abandoned in a foreclosed home, Lou is one of thousands of parrots in need of rescue. From the wilds of Costa Rica to suburban America, a lovable, quirky cast of parrots will reveal their unforgettable tales and the bittersweet world they share with humans. Their outrageous intelligence and uncanny ability to communicate in any language has made parrots one of the world’s most popular pets. But unlike dogs and cats, parrots have not been domesticated.

Nov 13th, 2013 | Comments

Parrot Confidential: Jane Goodall on Parrots and Parrot Confidential

Renowned primatologist, ethologist and anthropologist Jane Goodall reflects on the lives of parrots upon viewing Parrot Confidential.

Nov 11th, 2013 | Comments

Parrot Confidential: Video Short: Meet Geoffrey, the Scarlet Macaw

Geoffrey was born at the ARA Project, a macaw conservation group in Central Costa Rica. His mother was an ex-pet and his father was poached from the wild. When his mother abandoned her eggs, Geoffrey had to be raised in an incubator. When Geoffrey is old enough, he will be released into the wild. Until then, he is being taught all the things that he will need to know to survive as a wild macaw.

Nov 11th, 2013 | Comments

Parrot Confidential: Infographic: Geoffrey, the Scarlet Macaw fact sheet

What you need to know about Geoffrey, the Scarlet Macaw, along with parrot facts about his species.

Nov 11th, 2013 | Comments

Parrot Confidential: Film Notes: Allison Argo on making Parrot Confidential

"The film is a celebration of parrots: their intelligence, sociability and beauty. It is also a taking stock of parrots at this moment in time, both captive and wild." Parrot Confidential producer Allison Argo's film notebook on making Parrot Confidential.

Nov 3rd, 2013 | Comments

Parrot Confidential: Video Short: Meet Dolly, the Moluccan Cockatoo

Dolly was captive-born, originally purchased by a man with a parrot collection and soon put up for adoption. In her new home, Dolly and her owner are inseparable. Moluccan Cockatoos are an endangered species. In the 1980s, an estimated 74,000+ birds were exported from Indonesia to supply the pet trade. Today, poaching is still a reality, but moluccans are also threatened by loss of habitat.

Nov 1st, 2013 | Comments

Parrot Confidential: Infographic: Fagan, the African Grey fact sheet

What you need to know about Fagan, the African Grey, along with parrot facts about his species.

Nov 1st, 2013 | Comments

Parrot Confidential: Infographic: Basil, the Yellow-naped Amazon fact sheet

What you need to know about Basil, the Yellow-naped Amazon, along with parrot facts about his species.

Nov 1st, 2013 | Comments

Parrot Confidential: Web Resources: Conservation, Sanctuaries & Advocacy

Learn more about caring for parrots, parrot rescue and ongoing conservation efforts in the wild.

Nov 1st, 2013 | Comments
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