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November 27, 2001

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L'il Chief, the Pet of the Day
Name: L'il Chief
Age: One year old
Gender: Male
Kind: Major Mitchell Cockatoo
Home: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
   G'day, this is li'l Chief, he is a Major Mitchell Cockatoo. What makes him so special is that he makes people smile and he giggles a lot. Chief loves spending time out of his large cage and playing with his best mate Spike, a Galah, however he enjoys a good scratch over receiving any food treats, here he is ready for a good time in the shower. His diet consists mainly fresh fruits and vegetables, occasional snacking on seeds, peanuts and popcorn. As part of the Cockatoo family, Chief likes to chew a lot of timber and sleeps on one foot, His breed can reach well over 100 years of age, this is one Major Mitchell with a long life ahead of him and a lot of enjoyment to give to those around him.

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