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Oct 18, 2014

Parrot disappears for 4 years - returns speaking Spanish

Photo: care2 website
African Grey Parrot
Psittacus erithacus 
Nigel, a grey African Parrot, who flew away from his home in Torrance, California, in 2010, has been discovered back in his hometown and returned to his British owner, Darren Chick. It is a mystery where he was during the past four years.   Chick says his bird's British accent is gone, replaced by fluent Spanish.   African Grey Parrots are reputed to be quite intelligent and Nigel has clearly picked up the sounds from his environment.   To learn more about the the incredible search for The lost parrot's owner, go to

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