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African Grey Parrots

3.25  ·  Rating Details ·  4 Ratings  ·  1 Review
"The African Grey is certainly the most widely known parrot of all. Famed for centuries for its unparalleled ability to faithfully imitate human speech, it is no surprise that the African Grey has a long history of being kept as a pet. Less familar, however, is the resume of captive breedings of this species assembled here by Dr. Mulawaka........."
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published September 28th 1993 by TFH Publications (first published January 1st 1983)
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Sharon Barrow Wilfong
Sep 13, 2016 Sharon Barrow Wilfong rated it it was amazing
Different from the other books I read. Gives mostly biological data on the African Grey and, unlike the other books, insist that this is a wild bird and even in captivity will not make a good pet. This is different from the books I've read that say the African Grey makes a good, affectionate, playful pet. This author says that owners that say that are biased.

He does concede, however, that the African Grey makes a good pet if you don't mind just leaving him alone. I suppose for people who want a
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