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We are convinced that this video will help everyone to find their way in the parrot hobby, in which you must usually choose: the need for contact or observation. We hope that understanding this will save guardians from disappointment. Read also “ How It Really Was With Telomeres in African Grey Parrots and Why the Study Results Surprised Scientists so Much” (in Polish only).
See our other parrot welfare videos:
“Animal Rights and Company Parrots Welfare”
“Taming Degree and Parrots Welfare – Which Parrots Should Not Be Tamed
“I Won’t Give My Parrot Away, Because I Love It”- How It Relates to Parrot Welfare
”Nestbox in the Cage and Parrots Welfare”
Edit: We are convinced that it is enough for every viewer to stimulate their imagination to find – without scientific sources – a multitude of stress causes, both in singly kept parrots and in pairs. Unfortunately, there is only this one scientific source which, of the plethora of causes, has selectively addressed only one of them – social isolation. However, since one of our viewers claims that in this video there is a lack of other causes of telomere shortening in singly kept parrots other than just loneliness, we invite everyone to watch videos that illustrate such causes and provide ways to prevent them:
“Why do parrots pluck their feathers?”
“How to Solve Feather Plucking in Parrots?”
“Aggression in Parrots and Wrong Training”
“How to Touch and Pet Your Parrot – Be Its Friend, Not a Partner”
Aggression in Parrots and Their Diet
Aggression in Parrots and Wrong Training
Hierarchy in Parrots And Do Our Pets Attempt to Dominate Us?
Don’t Buy Aviary Parrots
Choosing Your Parrot – Proper Hand-Rearing
Don’t Disturb the Parrot’s Nature – Proper Hand-Rearing
Featuring, among others, parrots from the Parrot Shop in Warsaw.