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Young, hand-tamed African greys adapt readily to new surroundings and handling procedures. They should be exposed early in life to novel situations (car travel, hospital visits, multiple visitors in the household, other household pets) so that they are well adjusted to these events. Adult birds are less inclined to accept environmental changes and may feather pick. Patience, discipline, leadership, a sense of ritual and the offering of rewards may be necessary to modify the behavior of adult African greys.

Credit: Used with permission of the Zoological Education Network.
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