The Big Sandy Mountaineer -

George of the Jungle

 

February 24, 2021

Our George of the jungle is an African Grey parrot. He is black, grey, and white with a red tail. African Greys are the largest parrots in Africa. That's where George's ancestors are from, the rain forests of Central Africa. George, however, is not 'wild-caught' but was hatched in North America. Unfortunately, some criminals try to catch and smuggle parrots. When I moved George from Canada to the US, I had to go through a long process (four months) to bring him across the border legally. People would say they'd just let him loose on the border and lure him across with seeds. By the end of t...



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