Thirteen years after the movie “Paulie,” bird owners have another chance to see parrots on the big screen — this time in 3D! “Rio” is the story about Blu, who has never learned how to fly, living in Moose Lake, Minn., with his owner and best friend, Linda. It turns out that Blu is also the world’s rarest macaw, and when Linda and he hear about another macaw like Blu in Rio de Janeiro, they travel to Brazil and meet Jewel. The adventure turns dark when the two birds are kidnapped by bird traffickers and, after escaping, Blu must find the strength to learn how to fly and return to his owner with the help of his new friends.
**For the full article, pick up the May 2011 issue of BIRD TALK at your local retailer or by purchasing a PDF download here.**
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