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Parrot Saves Choking Girl

by amanda on June 18, 2009 · 0 comments

in misc

This is an older story, but I just ran across it.

AP Photo/CBS4Denver.com

A Quaker parrot in Denver was left alone in a room with a child his owner was babysitting. The owner left the room and the little girl, Hannah, started to choke on her breakfast.

Apparently, Willie, the parrot, yelled “Mama, baby” and flapped his wings, alerting the babysitter who returned to the room to find and save the child.

Quackers are generally loud so who knows if he knew what was going on or if he was just screaming.

It does make Alex look even smarter than he looked. Willie was given an Animal Lifesaver Award by the Red Cross.
Read more about Willie.

AP Photo/CBS4Denver.com

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