Caging any Indian bird is illegal as they are categorized under wild animals and are thus protected by the wildlife protection act. Only exotic and foreign birds don’t fall under this category. Parrots that are most commonly kept as pets include the Indian hanging parrot and the rose-ringed parakeet, he says.
Is it illegal to pet a parrot in India?
no, parrots aren’t legal in India unless they’re an exotic or foreign parrot from another country. Any parrot that’s actually from the country is illegal for someone to cage and keep as a pet.
Is macaw banned in India?
“It is perfectly legal. According to the Indian Wildlife Protection Act 1972, we are not supposed to domesticate or breed wild species that are indigenous to India. That is why it is illegal to keep green parrots or even mynas as pets.
How smart is a parrot?
Although small when compared to intelligent mammals such as apes, elephants and dolphins, a parrot’s brain is highly developed and efficient. Flight navigation, language, social relationships, problem-solving and adaptability are abilities that all parrots possess within their small-but-powerful avian brain.
Can we keep Tiger as PET in India?
Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Monday adopted a seven-year-old male leopard at Sanjay Gandhi National Park’s (SGNP) leopard rescue centre. 3.