Wanted cockatoo willing to pay £1000 cash
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The cockatoo is also known as the Velcro bird, is deeply affectionate and attached to its owner. It is also a playful bird with a knack for fun and mischief. Countless bird enthusiasts are fond of it for being a highly sociable and interactive family companion.