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#57031 - 09/08/06 04:41 PM how long does a cockatoo live?
Bex Offline
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Registered: 07/28/06
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Id like to know approximatly how long a cockatoo lives for. Ive been told 50 years and then 100 years. I know it obviously varies but does anyone know the average age.Thank you.

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#57032 - 09/08/06 04:57 PM Re: how long does a cockatoo live?
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50-100 sure. but it depends on the species and their lifestyle and diet and numerous other factors.

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#57033 - 09/08/06 05:16 PM Re: how long does a cockatoo live?
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It varies as much as our human life expectancy does. It depends generally (and largely) on a good diet, plenty of exercise and regular Avian Vet care.

Lynne
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#57034 - 09/09/06 09:06 AM Re: how long does a cockatoo live?
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Hi...my vet told me about 40 to 50 years for a G2. I started freaking out 'cause Bud is all ready 15 or 16 (at the time). She just started laughing at me - my God! You still have at least 35 years...I looked at my little Bud...but that's not long enough!

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