A break for wild cockatoos

Popkin, James; Mannix, Margaret
November 1992
U.S. News & World Report;11/9/92, Vol. 113 Issue 18, p99
Announces a new law that bans importing ten threatened species of birds commonly trapped in the jungle to be sold as pets; within a year, hundreds of other species, such as the blue-fronted amazon and the African gray parrot, will likely be banned, too. Examples of some popular birds already on the list, including the Fischer's lovebird; Estimates by Ornithologist Donald Bruning of the New York Zoological Society; More.


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