Sulphur-crested Cockatoo in Renaissance painting

Subject: Sulphur-crested Cockatoo in Renaissance painting
From: Andrew Taylor <>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:15:55 +1100
Parrots (Psitticula sp.) apparently survived the journey from India
to ancient Rome, so its quite plausible a cockatoo would survived
a longer journey 2000 years later.  Tigers which are less portable -
also apparently survived the journey to ancient Rome from India.


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