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Rare Bird Born in Germany


Animals  (tags: germany, wildlife, birds, spix maccaw, rare, birth, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2193 days ago - news24.com
Berlin - A German has succeeded in breeding a rare macaw that is believed to be extinct in the wild. Frieda is the name of the female Spix's Macaw that was born nearly a month ago in Schoeneiche near Berlin. It is the only offspring of the threate



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Comments

Marc G. (103)
Tuesday December 23, 2008, 4:25 pm
Noted. Good news from Berlin.
 

Christine A. (57)
Tuesday December 23, 2008, 6:27 pm
Thanks for this Jacqueline!

How sad that once again humans are solely responsible for the extinction in the wild of a very beautiful bird.

Heartwarming that the German Preservation Society was successful in raising 'Frieda'. May she grow up to be healthy and able to raise more of these very rare Spix parrots.
 

Linda B. (71)
Tuesday December 23, 2008, 6:41 pm
It's always great to hear good bird news. Thanks for posting.
 
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