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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-30-2004, 12:51 PM Thread Starter
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Common Parrot Behavioral Myths & Why They Are Myths
By Sally Blanchard

MYTH: You have to handfeed a baby parrot for it to bond to you properly.

MYTH: You should not pay any more attention to a baby parrot than you will for the rest of its life.

MYTH: Getting another parrot to keep the first one company will make life easier for the owner.

MYTH: Once a parrot bonds to someone, this exclusive bond lasts forever.

MYTH: Parrots give their owners unconditional love.

MYTH: Male parrots bond to women and female parrots bond to men.

MYTH: Biting is a natural aggressive behavior in parrots.

MYTH: If finger chewing and beak exploration are not stopped the parrot will turn into an aggressive biter.

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Really good info ...
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