Potty-mouthed parrots


On 30th September, CNN Travel reported an English wild park’s decision to take 5 African grey parrots away from the public’s “ear” after the gang got caught swearing at passersby.

The parrot gang – consisting of Eric, Jade, Elsie, Tyson and Billy  – was said to verbally attack visitors and staff members at Lincolnshire Wildlife Park in England with unimaginable profanities. 

The report further revealed that all 5 of them were donated to the park by 5 different owners within the same week – umm this sounds a bit sketchy. 

Even the park’s chief executive Steve Nichols couldn’t escape from the foul-mouthed parrots’ attacks. “I get called a fat t**t every time I walk past,” he told CNN Travel.


Broke up the gang


Mr Nichols said many park customers loved these potty-mouthed birds and swore back at them. 

However, the park decided to break up the group of 5 and removed them from the display area due to the concern for young visitors.

Elsie – a member of the gang
Image credit: CNN 

The park hopes that all 5 African grey parrots’ language will be more polite once they’ve split up.  

This story is just delightful. 

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