BENEFITING: WORLD PARROT TRUST USA INC
EVENT DATE: Nov 03, 2013
I run marathons for the World Parrot Trust. Join my team for the 2013 ING New York Marathon on November 3, 2013.
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Of the more than 350 known species of parrots, nearly 100 are threatened in wild. Popular as pets, many are captured for the wild bird trade or suffer from hunting or loss of habitat. Each species is an integral part of their environment and the extinction of even a single species is a sad and permanent loss to us all.Due to their popularity as pets, millions of parrots also share our homes. Their challenging physical and mental needs are often misunderstood; their individual well-being suffering as a resultThe World Parrot Trust has achieved remarkable results by working with researchers, parrot enthusiasts, local communities and government leaders to protect parrots. It restores and protects populations of wild parrots and their native habitats and educates the public on the care of parrots.