Puerto Rican parrot takes flight

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The Department of Natural and Environmental Resources is evaluating the creation of a third aviary to breed the endangered Puerto Rican parrot and help the restoration of its population. The population of the Amazona vittata was once at 13 individuals and today is around 500.

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