Diseased Parakeets in Exhibit in Zoo
A zoo official has alleged that the San Francisco Zoo had knowingly imported parakeets
with a contagious and commonly fatal bird disease for an exhibit encouraging human interaction //.
While the disease is not infectious cannot to humans bird lovers are concerned that the virus which causes ps...
Parakeets in Biological News
Scientists 'rebuild' giant moa using ancient DNA
...o connect feathers to four different moa species," he says.
The researchers compared the feathers to others found in the sediments from red-crowned parakeets
that are still living today, determining they had not faded or changed in colour. They then reconstructed the appearance of the stout-legged moa, heav...
Disappearing nest egg: Researcher studying declining numbers of macaws
...rightsmith has conducted several detailed studies on the birds, which technically are members of the Psittacidae family that includes parrots, macaws, parakeets
and close relatives. He's the first to admit he's a macaw fan.
"They are stunningly beautiful birds and have amazingly bright colors," he says. ...
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