Man didn't remember what happened and claimed he may have mixed anti-anxiety medication with whisky and slipped into a blacked-out rage
The latest human-like ability from the animal world is being displayed by a cockatoo in Vienna, who is the first member of the parrot family to exhibit tool-making ability.
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen, Düsseldorf
With a beautiful colorful plumage, an intelligent and playful manner, and an uncanny ability to mimic the human voice, you'd think Beaky, a chattering lory, would have no problem finding a new home.
Fugitive tycoon's decision to face justice backfires as jury finds him guilty of ten charges of theft
From jungle fabrics and Caribbean colours to exotic fruit imagery and bird of paradise accessories, interiors have gone totally tropical, finds Emily Jenkinson
When the baby Kea parrot named Nelson was born at Bergzoo, Halle, Germany last week he quickly became a contender for the ugliest bird in the world.
Arifa Akbar on Booker Prize winner Julian Barnes
Parrot Cay, the superstars' favourite Caribbean island, isn't recession proof. That's good news for the rest of us, says Kate Simon
Defra draws up secret plan to cull latest tropical arrival because of its disruptive nesting habits
John Harrison walked into his son's shop earlier this month to find thieves had broken in and stolen some of his most prized merchandise – 63 royal pythons and three rare Kimberly rock monitor lizards.
The rule of the majority can only be democratic with an informed electorate. As newspapers die, as Fox News rises, one treasures the 'Rachel Maddow Show' on MSNBC. I am told there is no current- affairs show that is quite as frank and courageous in the UK. Could this possibly be true?
Anyone remember Ronnie Lane's Slim Chance? This lot don't sound exactly like that but they do aspire to the same things, which is to reimagine rock as a footloose folk music big on soul, complete with poachers, swans, parakeets and bluebirds.
A rare flightless parrot, ancient reptiles and some of the world's largest trees are among the natural wonders to be found in New Zealand’s spectacular landscapes
Britain’s naturalised parrot is now officially a pest. Forty years after it first bred on the outskirts of London, the ring-necked parakeet today joined gulls, crows and magpies on the short list of birds which can be legally shot without special permission.