Created on Dec. 4, 2012, 7:16 p.m. by Hevok & updated by Hevok on May 2, 2013, 5:02 p.m.

Among the birds, parrots (Psittaciformes) are exceptionally long-lived with an average maximum lifespan of 25 years and with some species living more than 70 years [22123429; 22230489].

Cacatua moluccensis has a recorded maximum lifespan of 92 years [22389582].

Parrots are unusual long-lived with some parrot species reaching maximum lifespans of more than 100 years [21766191].


Tags: birds, research, lifespan
Categories: Quest
Parent: Quests

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