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Indian Ringneck Parakeets

   The Indian Ringneck Parakeet has been referred to as the “Noble Parakeet”! The species, Psittacula krameri, is also called the Rose-ringed Parakeet and contains four subspecies.   The Indian Ringneck Parakeets have been held in admiration and esteem since ancient times. They are a large parakeet, sought after for the superiority in their form […]

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Parakeets: Types, Behavior, Facts, Care Guide, & Pictures

   Parakeets belong to the parrot family and the word “parakeet” means long tail. They are small to medium sized parrots with long, tapered tail feathers rather than having the stockier bodies and more square-shaped tails found on larger parrots.    These colorful, graceful birds are full of energy. Being flock birds, parakeets are very […]

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Budgerigar, Parakeets

   Not only does the Parakeet or Budgerigar make a super pet, but is also available in over 100 color forms!   Colorful, attractive, and lively are just some of the great attributes of the Parakeet or Budgerigar. With their warm and inquisitive personalities, they make a great pet for both the beginner or an […]

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Alexandrine Parakeets
Alexandrine Parakeets

   The Alexandrine Parakeet, like most of the ringnecks, is a very striking bird. The two Alexandrine Parakeet pictures on this page show the differences in feather coloration characteristic to the ringnecks. Once they have finished their second full molt, the male will have the colored ring going around his head which immature males and […]

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Animal World

“A dog’s bark may be worse than his bite, but it’s never quite so personal” Anonymous Pet Encyclopedias Aquarium Coral Reefs – Coral Reef Animals of The World – Coral information, pictures and care for keeping a reef tank aquarium; anemones, stony corals, soft and leather corals, mushrooms and zoanthids, clams and more Aquarium Plants […]

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Doctor. Jungle’s Animal-World

Doctor Jungle’s Amazing Pets and Animals Trivia!   Did you know? A crash of rhinoceros, a dole of turtles and a troubling of goldfish. I wish I’d been on the panel that created these, now that’s a job. A group of jellyfish is called a “smuck”. Dr. Jungle says, “and I always thought it was […]

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Types of Birds: Info, Facts, Care Guides, & More (With Pictures)

Birds! All types of birds are incredibly fascinating and have captured our imagination since the earliest times! The world is inhabited with over 9000 species of birds. They are natural wonders of song, color, flight, and display. With so many diverse types of birds, learning about them is an exciting adventure. Our list of bird […]

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Types of Pet Birds for your Home

Birds are delightful creatures. They are the quintessential pet for those who want a companion but not all of the work. To that end, choose your bird wisely for your home or apartment. Some people shun birds in the home because of the noise. Well, it is important to note that all birds are not […]

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The Best Pets for Apartment Dwellers

Just because you live in an apartment doesn’t mean that you are limited in the pets you can own. If you want a cat or dog, it will help to know how to choose one who will love your third floor walk up or that first floor garden unit. Check your rental agreement The first […]

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Parrot Cuisine, Food Facts Debunking the Fluff

Fads and ideas about parrot nutrition and diet have come and gone, but modern avian nutritional research has helped to hone the best parrot cuisine known today! A healthy parrot is a happy bird. It is interested in life, active and long-lived, but all that is dependent on a well balanced nutritional diet. The best […]

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