When parrots were hats

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It was an infamous page in the history of mankind. This obsession of fashion left its mark on wildlife, which spent several next decades recovering from a century of human cruelty. Some animal species were lost, sadly, irretrievably – because of the hats.

See also the pre-Columbian societies of the Americas wearing parrot feathers on their heads and sacrificing them to their gods, and judge yourself whose customs were wilder: “When parrots were sacrificed”

And in the 3rd part „When People Ate Parrots” – we outline who ate parrots and when, and seek answers to the question of how it came to be that Europeans do not eat parrots to this day.

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