African Gray

 

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Congo African Grey Parrot

Range: Western African forests

Habitat: Dense forests to open cultivated fields

Natural Diet: Primarily seeds and fruit

Diet at Rain Forest: Seed, fruits, & fresh greens

Size: Largest of the two species of African Grey Parrots. 

Rain Forest Facts: Noted for their high intelligence, these birds are widely believed to have the largest vocabulary potential of any of the parrot species.  Long prized as pets this bird can actually live up to 70 years!

Status in Wild: Declining due primarily to loss of habitat.

 

 

This species is not currently on exhibit at RainForest

 

 

RainForest Adventures zoo, Smoky Mountains, Tennessee near Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge TN