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Wunsy to the rescue:
Fearless parrot rescues owner
from ´random attack´ in London park

Independent [UK], by Rob Williams

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Posted By:Ribicon, 4/11/2014 4:21:20 PM

Courage has a new name. And that name is Wunsy. Police have praised a fearless pet parrot after it came to the rescue of its woman owner who was assaulted in a London park. The African Grey parrot, known as Wunsy, had been happily soaring around Sunny Hill Park in Hendon last Friday when his owner was grabbed by a man and pushed to the ground with both hands in a random attack, police said. The unnamed woman was leaving the park at 12.30pm when the assault occurred. Wunsy started to squawk and flap his wings, startling the man and causing

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Bird follies #2: Attack parrot saves the day, as would a good dog (or a concealed handgun). A cat? Not so much.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: cjjeepercreeper, 4/11/2014 4:35:50 PM     (No. 9807340)

Go Wunsy! You da man!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: cat2, 4/11/2014 4:40:24 PM     (No. 9807347)

Totally cool. Parrots are amazing birds, far more intelligent and sensitive than people give them credit for. My great grandmother had a parrot, and they were devoted company for each other. When she died at the age of 96, the parrot died the next day.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Maggie2u, 4/11/2014 6:05:07 PM     (No. 9807440)

Did you notice the story identified the attacker as white? Kind of proves a point so many have us have pointed out. If it´s a Black person the media conveniently leaves that description out.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: thewarden, 4/11/2014 6:50:02 PM     (No. 9807481)

Polly wanna cracka! And she (he) got one. Well done, Wunsy.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dudette4freedom, 4/11/2014 7:51:09 PM     (No. 9807520)

African greys are the smartest and the best talkers.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: WIBadger, 4/11/2014 9:37:34 PM     (No. 9807603)

Good on ya´ Wunsy. Although I couldn´t help but think of Monty Python´s dead parrot skit as well. Is that wrong ?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: 4Justice, 4/11/2014 10:20:17 PM     (No. 9807641)

Good Wunsey!! Our pets are smarter and more like us that we give them credit. I am sure my kitties would protect me!! Especially, my acrobat, trapeze artist who thinks he is part squirrel and part monkey named Little One. He almost lost a leg when some evil person shot him last year but he is back to flying through the trees with the greatest of ease. I would bet the farm that he would try to protect me with his life.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 4/11/2014 11:26:35 PM     (No. 9807703)

Going to be hard to live that one down.

Wunsy leave scratches on him ?

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