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Black Lory

Overall satisfaction

3/5

Acquired: Worked with pet (didn’t own)

Gender: Male

Appearance

3/5

Friendly with owner

5/5

Friendly with family

3/5

Trainability

3/5

ActivityLevel

5/5

Song-vocal quality

2/5

Mimics sounds-words

3/5

Health

5/5

Easy to feed

0/5

Easy to clean and maintain habitat

5/5

Black Lory - Looks Can Be Deceiving!

By

Ontario, Canada

Posted Aug 08, 2012

At first glance, the Black Lory is nothing special, although it is quite a bit larger than the more familiar lorikeet species, such as the Rainbow. Watch them climb and flip, however, and you'll be rewarded with a surprising display of colour on the underside of the tailfeathers! At times insecure, the Black Lory thrives on physical attention; they respond well to trick training and can even be taught to spread wings wide and "hug" their owners! Like all Lorys and Lorikeets, the Black Lory requires a specialized diet and its liquid droppings will require the owner to embrace the practice of daily mopping around the perimeter of the cage.

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