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I have an african grey parrot which I inherited from a friend.
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hi my african grey has pulled out the feathers around his legs,
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I got my Tim. African Grey when she was 3 months old. She has
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Hi I have an African grey she is 16 years old. Shes quite
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Our African Greys foot appears to have been bitten ( ) by
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Good Day to you. I live in Cape Town, South Africa. It is currently
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