Monday, June 28, 2004

Habitat of endangered Parrot saved

The El Oro Parakeet, which was new to science in 1988* is found only in a small area of the Andes in southern Ecuador, and the forest of one of its main breeding and feeding areas has already been cleared for cattle pasture. However, the Jocotoco Foundation, with financial support from the World Land Trust has been able to buy this area of pasture, as a major step in safeguarding the future of the parakeet.....

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