PAROTS, also known as psittacines are birds of roughly 372 species in 86 genera, found mostly in tropical and subtropical regions. Characteristics feature of Parots include a strong, curved bill, upright stance, and clawed zygodactyl feet. many Parots have bright, vivid coloring as well as multi-coloring. Parrots are one of the most intelligent birds and have the ability in some species to imitate voices which enhances their popularity as pets. Species range in size from and weight from 3.2 inches in length and .35oz,  to 3.3 feet and 8.8 lbs. Parrot are generally kept in cages, although tamer ones should be allowed out regularly on a stand or gym.

Famous people with Parrots include: Dolly Madison, Christie Brinkley, Queen Victoria, and Casanova

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