The bird, Freddy Krueger, found his way back to Brazil zoo after thieves abducted him – the latest survival in his tumultuous lifeAn Amazonian parrot called Freddy Krueger has made headlines in Brazil after managing to find its way back to the zoo from which it was stolen while recovering from a four-year nightmare that saw it shot in a gun battle, abducted by armed thieves and bitten by a snake.The turquoise-fronted Amazon parrot – whose Elm Street-inspired moniker stems from its bullet-disfigured face – was pilfered from a zoo in the southern city of Cascavel on the night of 16 April. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/apr/29/parrot-freddy-krueger-survives-kidnapping-shot-snake-bite-brazil-zoo
Author : Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro
Publish date : 2019-04-29 15:47:08
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