Popular Grey Parrot gets Protected Status

As most of our Year 11 students study about animal rights and animal welfare it is timely that the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species has met in South Africa and ruled that the popular grey parrot, with dwindling numbers, needs protected status.


On Sunday it was given extra protection after a global wildlife summit agreed a ban on the international trade. “If this bird could talk, the African grey parrot would say thank you,” said Susan Lieberman, of the Wildlife Conservation Society. “Now, with the protection, the voice of the African grey parrot will not be silenced across the great forests of Africa.”

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