BewilderBeasts

#8: The Profane Presidential Parrot and Pyromaniac Predatory Birds

October 21, 2020 Melissa McCue-McGrath Season 1 Episode 8
BewilderBeasts
#8: The Profane Presidential Parrot and Pyromaniac Predatory Birds
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BewilderBeasts
#8: The Profane Presidential Parrot and Pyromaniac Predatory Birds
Oct 21, 2020 Season 1 Episode 8
Melissa McCue-McGrath

Today on Bewilderbeasts, Melissa talks about some foul-mouthed parrots who got evicted from a zoo (they won’t be the last) and another parrot whose F Bombs got him kicked out of a President’s Funeral. Let’s go! 

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If you have ideas for future episodes, know of historical animals who changed the world, animals who help humans, or wacky animals in the news, send them in to: 

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About your host:

Melissa McCue-McGrath, CPDT-KA, is a science-based dog trainer outside of Boston, MA, and author of the book, "Considerations for the City Dog". She has a dog training channel on YouTube that has free classes and lessons for anyone who is interested in positive reinforcement dog training.

More about Melissa can be found at MelissaMcCueMcGrath.com

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Intro Music is “Tiptoe out the back” by Dan Lebowicz
Interstitial music is by MK2
Don’t forget to like, subscribe, review and share with your curious friends.

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I got today's information from:

https://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/news/parrots-separated-at-lincolnshire-zoo-after-learning-to-swear/#:~:text=Five%20foul%2Dmouthed%20parrots%20have,encouraging%20each%20other%20to%20swear.

https://people.com/pets/parrot-stuck-on-roof-swears-at-rescuer/

http://www.presidentialpetmuseum.com/pets/andrew-jacksons-pet-parrot/

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/andrew-jackson-populist-even-deathbed-180962124/

The Memory Palace, episode 161 - Stories to Wash Your Hands By (Andrew Jackson’s bird) https://thememorypalace.us/music-to-wash-hands-by/

https://medium.com/omgfacts/the-true-story-of-andrew-jacksons-swearing-parrot-6189abaa3155

@animalsbehaving on Twitter for her animal behavior take on behavior modification for the separated birds - she’s a lovely follow for all things animal behavior https://twitter.com/animalsbehaving

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-54340425

https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/australian-birds-of-prey-have-harnessed-the-use-of-fire-to-flush-out-their-prey/


 

Show Notes

Today on Bewilderbeasts, Melissa talks about some foul-mouthed parrots who got evicted from a zoo (they won’t be the last) and another parrot whose F Bombs got him kicked out of a President’s Funeral. Let’s go! 

************

If you have ideas for future episodes, know of historical animals who changed the world, animals who help humans, or wacky animals in the news, send them in to: 

bewilderbeastspod@gmail.com

@BewilderedPod on
TWITTER

Facebook:
 
https://www.facebook.com/BewilderBeastsPod
 
Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/bewilderbeasts/

About your host:

Melissa McCue-McGrath, CPDT-KA, is a science-based dog trainer outside of Boston, MA, and author of the book, "Considerations for the City Dog". She has a dog training channel on YouTube that has free classes and lessons for anyone who is interested in positive reinforcement dog training.

More about Melissa can be found at MelissaMcCueMcGrath.com

*******

Intro Music is “Tiptoe out the back” by Dan Lebowicz
Interstitial music is by MK2
Don’t forget to like, subscribe, review and share with your curious friends.

*****

I got today's information from:

https://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/news/parrots-separated-at-lincolnshire-zoo-after-learning-to-swear/#:~:text=Five%20foul%2Dmouthed%20parrots%20have,encouraging%20each%20other%20to%20swear.

https://people.com/pets/parrot-stuck-on-roof-swears-at-rescuer/

http://www.presidentialpetmuseum.com/pets/andrew-jacksons-pet-parrot/

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/andrew-jackson-populist-even-deathbed-180962124/

The Memory Palace, episode 161 - Stories to Wash Your Hands By (Andrew Jackson’s bird) https://thememorypalace.us/music-to-wash-hands-by/

https://medium.com/omgfacts/the-true-story-of-andrew-jacksons-swearing-parrot-6189abaa3155

@animalsbehaving on Twitter for her animal behavior take on behavior modification for the separated birds - she’s a lovely follow for all things animal behavior https://twitter.com/animalsbehaving

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-54340425

https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/australian-birds-of-prey-have-harnessed-the-use-of-fire-to-flush-out-their-prey/