Saturday, September 20, 2014

Parrot 101: Why Parrots Can Never Be Astronauts

Our parrots love watching our Sci-Fi DVDs with us. As much as we might wish for an extraterrestrial adventure our parrots would remain Earthbound. Parrots may have sailed the High Seas in the Tall Ship days, but parrots will not be blasted into space, at least not until the advent of artificial gravity. Parrots like most other avians need gravity to swallow.

Presented in High Definition and 3D! Parrots like other avians can never be astronauts. Birds need gravity to drink. So how do parrots drink? Parrots use their tongues like paddle wheels. Our Hyacinth macaw Princess Tara demonstrates.

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