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Parrot - African Grey (Safari Ltd.)

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Parrot - African Grey (Safari Ltd.)
Parrot - African Grey (Safari Ltd.)
Parrot - African Grey (Safari Ltd.)
Parrot - African Grey (Safari Ltd.)
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African grey parrots are beloved for their intelligence, sociability, and personalities, but they require dedicated care and attention to lead fulfilling lives.

 

Safari Ltd. African Grey Parrot measures: 2" L x 2" H

Safari Ltd. Product Information:

The African Grey Parrot is an extremely intelligent bird found in equatorial Africa. It is often kept in captivity and can be taught to mimic human speech. One African Grey Parrot knew over 100 words.

Scientific Name: Psittacus erithacus

Characteristics: This African Grey Parrot toy figurine is standing upright and looking sideways quizzically. This animal figure features the trademark gray color of the bird's feathers, along with its red tail, white face and black beak.

Size: This detailed African Grey Parrot figurine measures almost 2 inches long and 2 inches tall.

African Grey Parrot Information:

The African grey parrot, scientifically known as Psittacus erithacus, is one of the most intelligent and fascinating bird species. Here are some key points about African grey parrots:

  1. Appearance: African grey parrots are medium-sized birds with distinctive gray plumage. They have bright red tail feathers and a solid black beak.

  2. Intelligence: African grey parrots are renowned for their exceptional intelligence. They are known to possess the cognitive abilities of a 5-year-old human child, including the ability to learn and understand hundreds of words and phrases.

  3. Vocalization: These parrots are talented mimics and can accurately mimic a wide range of sounds, including human speech, environmental noises, and even musical tunes.

  4. Social Behavior: African grey parrots are highly social birds and form strong bonds with their human caregivers. They thrive on interaction and stimulation, requiring plenty of mental and physical enrichment to prevent boredom.

  5. Lifespan: In captivity, African grey parrots can live for several decades, with some individuals reaching ages of 50 to 60 years or more.

  6. Habitat: Native to the rainforests of West and Central Africa, African grey parrots inhabit dense forests and wooded areas.

  7. Conservation Status: The African grey parrot is classified as "Endangered" due to habitat loss and illegal trapping for the pet trade. Conservation efforts are underway to protect wild populations and regulate the trade of these birds.

  8. Diet: In the wild, African grey parrots primarily feed on fruits, nuts, seeds, and vegetation. In captivity, they require a varied diet that includes high-quality pellets, fresh fruits, vegetables, and occasional nuts as treats.

  9. Ownership Considerations: Potential owners should be aware of the significant commitment required to care for African grey parrots. They need daily interaction, mental stimulation, and a spacious enclosure to thrive.

  10. Legal Considerations: Due to their endangered status, it's important to ensure that African grey parrots are acquired legally and ethically from reputable breeders or adoptive organizations.

Overall, African grey parrots are beloved for their intelligence, sociability, and captivating personalities, but they require dedicated care and attention to lead fulfilling lives in captivity.

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Safari Ltd. Wings of the World - African Grey Parrot #100201

Manufacturer Age Recommendation:

3+ years

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Warning: Choking Hazard

Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years.

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