Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 5, 2020

Once, America Had Its Own Parrot

The Union Journal reported

When European settlers arrived in North Americathey had been shocked to detect a stunning parot,

In a century, the Carolina parakeet was gone. In 1918, the final captive died in a Cincinnati zoo. Following a few potential sightings from the wild, the species was declared extinct.

Read full story at Once, America Had Its Own Parrot – The Union Journal


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