Parrot

Endangered parrot to be saved through crowdfunding

Endangered parrot to be saved through crowdfunding

Scientists have revealed that they were seeking donations from the public to help save the swift parrot, which is currently at risk of extinction due to predatory sugar gliders -- a species of gliding possum introduced to Tasmania early last century

Oct 18, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
Pet parrot mimics owner, orders gift boxes worth $13.50 online!

Pet parrot mimics owner, orders gift boxes worth $13.50 online!

The mystery order triggered an inquest in Pretorius's house, but after ruling out her husband and son, she figured out Buddy was to blame after hearing him interact with the speaker.

Sep 21, 2017, 11:54 AM IST
Scientists discover rare blue-coloured parrot species in Mexico

Scientists discover rare blue-coloured parrot species in Mexico

The parrot, referred to as the Blue-winged Amazon, occupies a similar area in the Yucatan Peninsula as the Yucatan Amazon and the White-fronted Amazon but it does not hybridise with them, said researchers from the University of Florida in the US.

Jun 28, 2017, 16:18 PM IST
New Zealand bowler Doug Bracewell blames dead parrot for drink driving

New Zealand bowler Doug Bracewell blames dead parrot for drink driving

He has a history of alcohol-fuelled incidents and was suspended for one Test in 2014 after going on a drinking spree with batsman Jesse Ryder, during which he broke a bone in his foot.

May 25, 2017, 22:43 PM IST
Australian night parrot, thought to be extinct, spotted after 100 years

Australian night parrot, thought to be extinct, spotted after 100 years

The sighting of the night parrot, a small nocturnal bird native to Australia, came three years after the bird was declared extinct and 2,000 km from where it was first rediscovered in Western Queensland.

Mar 23, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
Mouthy parrot reveals husband's secret affair with housemaid, repeats smutty chats

Mouthy parrot reveals husband's secret affair with housemaid, repeats smutty chats

A man in Kuwait almost ended up going to jail after the family parrot accidentally exposed his alleged affair with the housemaid as it mimicked flirtatious exchange of words between them in front of his wife.

Oct 26, 2016, 14:44 PM IST

Watch: 15 reports from 15 cities of India

15 reporters reporting from 15 cities of India only on Zee News.

Aug 18, 2015, 23:44 PM IST

FIR lodged against parrot for hurling obscenities at woman

A woman lodged an FIR against a parrot and accused the parrot of hurling obscenities at her.

Aug 18, 2015, 23:23 PM IST

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Aug 18, 2015, 22:49 PM IST

Watch: 15 reports from 15 cities of India

15 reporters reporting from 15 cities of India only on Zee News.

Aug 18, 2015, 22:06 PM IST
Shocking! Police detain 'abusive' parrot in Maharashtra

Shocking! Police detain 'abusive' parrot in Maharashtra

A parrot in Chandrapur, Maharashtra, was detained by police on Tuesday after an old woman filed a complaint against it for making obscene remarks at her.

Aug 18, 2015, 21:11 PM IST

Parrot accused of hurling 'obscenities' at old woman!

In a bizarre case, a parrot accused of"hurling obscenities" at an octogenarian woman was summoned to a police station at Rajura in Maharashtra's Chandrapur district on Monday after a complaint agai

Aug 18, 2015, 10:50 AM IST

Tasmania's swift parrot can go extinct in 16 years

 The iconic Tasmanian swift parrot can soon follow the dodo as researchers have found that the bird is facing population collapse and could become extinct within 16 years.

Mar 27, 2015, 16:15 PM IST

California parrot that vanished for four years returns speaking Spanish: Paper

The owner of a parrot that spoke English with a British accent says the bird went missing for four years, only to return speaking Spanish and asking for someone named Larry, a Southern California newspaper reported on Monday.

Oct 14, 2014, 08:46 AM IST

Makeshift egg repairs help survival of rare parrot

Tape and a bit of glue have helped save the life of a hatching chick of one of the world`s rarest birds, New Zealand conservation officials said Monday.

Mar 03, 2014, 18:49 PM IST

Parrot owner gets payout after RAF plane noise kills his bird

A parrot owner has been given 2,200 pounds in compensation after his exotic bird was killed by the noise from a low-flying Air Force plane.

Jun 03, 2013, 16:11 PM IST

Parrot saves owners life in house fire in UK

A pet parrot in the UK has emerged as an unlikely hero after he perished saving the life of his teenage owner from a house fire.

Feb 11, 2013, 15:15 PM IST

Tipsy parrots nursing hangover

Dozens of parrots in Australia had to be hospitalised as they had got drunk. Now, vets are curing their hangover.

Nov 05, 2011, 12:37 PM IST

Rahul not a ‘parrot’: Congress

Rahul Gandhi is "not a parrot", a
Congress spokesperson said on Thursday, rebutting suggestions that
he was silent on the Anna Hazare issue.

Aug 18, 2011, 22:53 PM IST

Liz Hurley’s pet parrot is a fan of ‘Bruno Mars’!

Elizabeth Hurley’s pet parrot can mimic sounds and human speech.

Jun 08, 2011, 20:39 PM IST