Zoo moves parrots that swore at guests

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A wildlife park will move its "swearing parrots" to a new flock to reduce their use of expletives, said The Times. After five of the resident African greys at Lincolnshire Wildlife Park were removed from public display in 2020 for swearing at visitors, naughty words have since popped up in the repertoire of three more parrots. The park admitted the profanity cannot be entirely eliminated, as "once it's in their vocabulary, it’s usually there for good".

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