Learn more about selfless parrots, click here for youtube VIDEO
Brucks & von Bayern (2020). Parrots Voluntarily Help Each Other to Obtain Food Rewards. Current Biology 30, 1–6 January 20, 2020.
Krasheninnikova A, Brucks D,Blanc S, von Bayern AMP (2019). Assessing African grey parrots’ prosocial tendencies in a token choice paradigm. Royal Society Open Science 6: 190696
Learn about the conservation programme for African grey parrots run by the Limbe Wildlife Centre and find out more about the current funding needs here. Limbe_conservation_proposal_2020
This project is endorsed by the EAZA Parrot TAG for support in 2020
Suggested open source educational materials and activity inspiration for 2020:
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 related lockdown in many zoos and schools around the world, we have added a “Corona Virus Supplement” with many alternative ideas for having a online World Parrot Day World Parrot Day Online PDF
Information material: PDF Information material_2020
Craft toys and Enrichment: PDF Craft toys and enrichment_2020
Fundraising for conservation Projects: PDF Fundraising for conservation_2020
Activities for Children: PDF Activities_for_children_2020
We would like to thank our colleagues for sharing their materials with us. If you have any great ideas or material that you wish to share open source please get in touch with the EAZA Parrot TAG Education Advisor, Stephan Worm.
For more contend and ideas see also the World Parrot Day Facebook page #WorldParrotDay
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