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Long lost parrot returns home speaking a different language

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Nigel the parrot once spoke with a British accent. Four years ago he vanished — and recently returned home speaking Spanish.

Little is known about Nigel’s adventures in the last four years, but The Daily Breeze reports he often mentions the name “Larry” and says the phrase “What happened?” in Spanish.

The Daily Breeze details how the African Grey Parrot became reunited with his owner, Darren Chick. The story is a long, twisted tale that includes a dog spa owner and a veterinarian who was also on the hunt for her own African Grey Parrot. Read the full story.