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Parrots flock to South Pasadena preschool

by The Madeleine Brand Show

Two parrots show each other a little bit of love in the upper branches of a tree in South Pasadena. Grant Slater/KPCC

You may have heard their squawking before or seen their bright green wings sailing above the traffic; there are thousands of wild parrots living in the San Gabriel Valley. Lately, they've been flocking to one of their favorite spots, a preschool in South Pasadena, Calif.

Kimball Garrett, the ornithology collections manager at the LA County Natural History Museum, met with Madeleine outside Calvary Preschool to find out more.

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