Scientists report first hatching of Puerto Rican parrots in the wild outside of El Yunque

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Carmen Guerrero Pérez, secretary of the Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources, Cynthia K. Dohner, the director of the Southeast region of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, and Liz Agpaoa, forester for the Southeast region of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, announced that two Puerto Rican parrots were hatched in a natural nest in the wild outside of El Yunque, a milestone in 144 years.

 

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