CITES upgrades African Grey Parrots to Appendix I

African Grey Parrots

African Grey Parrots’ status was upgraded to “Appendix I”. In a meeting held in Johannesburg in September 2016, the U.N.s Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) has banned the global trade in wild African Grey Parrots. The species is highly prized as pet for its ability to imitate human speech all over the

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