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Lost Parakeet Tells Cops His Address

... and is returned to his home in Tokyo

(Newser) - Police near Tokyo were stumped about how to go about finding the home of a lost parakeet—until the bird opened his mouth and told them his address, reports AFP . Turns out the owner had lost a previous parakeet because it flew away, so she made a point to teach... More »

UK Overrun by Thousands of Parakeets

No one knows exactly why population exploded

(Newser) - The parakeet population in Britain has exploded in recent years, up from 1,500 in 1995 to 30,000 a few years ago. The result? Scenes that could be straight out of Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds, like one recent evening at a suburban park that saw hundreds of parakeets... More »

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