Squawkies! We take our pet parrot for walks on the beach every day - people think we’re bananas

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Maggie Davies

A parrot has become the squawk of the town – by going for walkies on the beach every day.

The Sun reports that colourful macaw Jill acts like a dog as she strolls along the sand.

She hops along, sniffs around and returns to her owner Pete Godson when he whistles.

“We’ve only recently moved to the coast and we thought Jill would love walks down there and she does.

“She is incredibly obedient and well trained – like a dog – so we knew she wouldn’t fly off.

“So we let her have a walk around and she loves the sand and the sea air.

Dad-of-five Pete, 44, said: “People think we’re bananas but Jill absolutely loves it. “She’s all the best bits of a dog but she can talk as well.”

Highways inspector Pete Hemel Hempstead, Herts, moved with his family last year when neighbours reported their eight noisy parrots.

But they have had no complaints at their new home in Minehead, Somerset.

(Story source: The Sun)

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