Visiting the Puerto Rican Parrots

Bumpy roads and temperature-sensing "eggs"--Hope B. McCormick Curator of Birds Sunny Nelson shares highlights from her recent trip to Puerto Rico, where Lincoln Park Zoo is helping to conserve one of the most endangered birds on Earth.

Lincoln Park Zoo scientists are assisting efforts to conserve the Puerto Rico parrot, whose population numbered just 13 wild birds in 1973.


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