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Puck, the budgie parakeet

The New York Times magazine just published an article about Alex the famous African Grey. But there’s a slightly lesser known avian phenom – the bird with the Guiness record for the most words documented… and it’s a budgie if you can believe it! Read about this amazing ‘keet who had the biggest vocabulary of…

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Our Big Adventure

I’ve been housesitting and dogsitting for some friends this holiday, so I brought Stewie with me. His regular cage was set up in the guest room so I could keep the dogs away from him, but he just pitched a fit. Much more than he ever did at home, he screamed every time I made…

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YouTube Video: Leo’s Blanket Trick

This isn’t my little guy, just some video I found of a conure doing tricks on YouTube. Maybe one day soon Stewie will make up his own tricks too.

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