These Two Mismatched Lovebirds Had Babies, And The Chicks Look Drastically Different To Their Mom

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Kiwi the lovebird didn’t know whether he should try to approach his new female roommate. He’d tried to live up to his lovebird status before, you see, but it hadn’t ended well. Nevertheless, he plucked up the courage and took some apprehensive steps towards the object of his affection…

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Yes, Kiwi is a species of African parrot commonly called a lovebird. He lives with his human, Maura Hennelly, who’s currently studying in Sacramento, California. And if you think Hennelly’s name sounds familiar, you could be right.

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That’s because she’s previously earned internet fame with her other non-human family members. Hennelly is a keen wildlife lover, in fact, who’s no stranger to looking after pets. She’s had experience with a wide range of animal friendships, too, as she told the Belfast Telegraph in July 2018.

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