Your Mind Will Be Blown When You Realize This Isn't a Parrot

What a beautiful parrot, no? Look at all those colors, those beautiful feathers, that elegant tail (bear with me, I am no a parrot aficionado, I am just trying to get you into the mood. Here have some birdseed). And then, after you have admired it, look closer, closer (not that close!—Aladdin joke!), stare at the… » 3/15/14 6:15pm 3/15/14 6:15pm

And Now for Something Completely Different

Singer Giulia Tellarini, right, aka Petra von Papagei (Petra of parrot) looks at her parrot during a street performance in the Kreuzberg neighborhood in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, July 28, 2012. Tellarini sings and performs in five different languages and travels Europe with her parrot. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer) » 7/29/12 2:00pm 7/29/12 2:00pm

Kitten And Parrot Duke it Out for MMA Sofa Championship

It's a battle for the ages: Kitten is a sheltered professional fighter who has been waiting for all of her eight weeks of life for this moment, but is emotionally chafing under the strict reigns of his gruff father/trainer. Meanwhile, Parrot is the scrappy underdog (underparrot?) who learned to fight on the rough… » 7/28/12 12:00pm 7/28/12 12:00pm

An Adorable Battle for Food Scrap Supremacy

Here's something you don't see every day: a dog and a parrot duking it out over nature's most precious treasure, an empty cup of yogurt. It's a surprisingly civil and cute fight, given how many feathers could be getting ruffled or how many puppy dog eyes could be getting pecked out. Spoiler alert: the pooch takes it… » 5/02/12 10:00am 5/02/12 10:00am

Hugh Grants Flips the Bird

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 21: Actor Hugh Grant attends 'The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists' UK premiere at The Mayfair Hotel on March 21, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images) » 3/22/12 10:30pm 3/22/12 10:30pm

Parrot Takes Advantage of Sad-Eyed Kitten

Full disclosure: birds terrify me. I realize that they're sensitive creatures with potentially long life spans and beautiful plumage, but their quick, furtive movements make me nervous. And they can fly, which seems weird in and of itself, but double-weird after watching this video of a parrot (is that a parrot?)… » 3/18/12 1:40pm 3/18/12 1:40pm

Woman Jailed For Driving With "Chip" On Shoulder

The owner of "Chip," the parrot from Pirates of the Caribbean, was stopped in England for driving with the three-foot bird on her shoulder. As she was arrested for a previous violation, Chip pecked at the police officer. [Daily Mail] » 3/09/10 3:30pm 3/09/10 3:30pm