START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good

8 Amazing Animal Facts

  • 2 of 9


1. Parrots Imitate Voices to Distinguish People.

No, they’re not mocking you! Scientists discovered this year that parakeets mimic the calls of other birds in the flocks to help communicate better. In the wild, orange-fronted conures may interact with hundreds of individuals on a regular basis, so they have a hard time distinguishing one bird’s call from another. To get a faster response from that bird, they will imitate their call.

Also Check Out: 10 Best Surprises Reuses of 2012

  • 2 of 9

Read more: Animal Rights, Behavior & Communication, Environment, Fun, Inspiration, Less Common Pets, Life, Nature, Nature & Wildlife, News & Issues, Pets, Safety, Spirit, Wildlife, , ,

have you shared this story yet?

go ahead, give it a little love

Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.


+ add your own
4:02AM PDT on Jun 29, 2013

thank you for sharing 29/6

12:49PM PDT on May 15, 2013

Sharing of course! Beautiful!

12:53PM PDT on Apr 30, 2013

animals are beyond amazing

10:44PM PDT on Mar 12, 2013

Very interesting, Thank You! :)

10:05PM PDT on Mar 11, 2013

Just the fact that these animals exist is amazing to me.

3:33AM PST on Feb 23, 2013

Thank you!

11,000 s/n in approx two years. PLEASE help often. Amazing group. Please help me let other kind souls know about this terrific group. Intake and euthanasia rates DECREASED. Save lives.

2:15PM PST on Feb 13, 2013


8:36AM PST on Feb 11, 2013


12:20PM PST on Jan 30, 2013

amazing thx:)))

11:45PM PST on Jan 29, 2013

interesting info. thank you

add your comment

Disclaimer: The views expressed above are solely those of the author and may not reflect those of
Care2, Inc., its employees or advertisers.

people are talking

Great recipe ideas! Thank you.

I am going to buy a new furniture for my bedroom ...thanx for this fab article .

You have posted the blogs are really fantastic and informative. Jenniferlawranc J. Jenniferlawranc J.
on Global Decorating: Eco-Friendly Design Tips
17 minutes ago

I researched further into the deer repellent idea, and it does work -- like all deer repellents, for…

Black pepper stops ants too.

Story idea? Want to blog? Contact the editors!

Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.