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How long do parrots live?

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A parrot's lifespan ranges from 5 to 100 years, depending on the specific species and environment. Amazon parrots have an average lifespan of 50 to 70 years. Cockatiels, canaries and parakeets tend to have shorter lifespans that range between 15 and 20 years.

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How long do parrots live?
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The average lifespan of a macaw parrot is between 50 and 100 years, while the lifespan of a domestic African grey parrot is between 50 and 60 years. The African grey parrot is the second most harvested parrot in the world. While its lifespan can be as long as 60 years in captivity, the average lifespan for an African grey in the wild is approximately 22.7 years.

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