The Parrot Trade Industry

Unlike dogs and cats, parrots are not domesticated. They are “captive wild prey”. Unfortunately, Their growing popularity as pets has created an industry that embraces cruel and inhumane methods to supply these captive wild animals to an unwitting public.  The parrot trade industry causes horrific suffering in the lives of countless parrots while illegal poaching and trapping practices continue to drive wild, free populations of parrots toward extinction.

The Parrot Trade Industry: Intro

Parrots: Wild Animals or Pets? Part Two

What is a Parrot Mill?

Is it possible to find a “cruelty free” parrot as a pet?

The Effects of Illegal Poaching


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