NYC's Cutest Animals
by Jonathan Zeller, 01/17/2012
Photo: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS
Thick-Billed Parrot at the Queens Zoo
These colorful birds live in Mexico. There was a time when you could find them in the United States, too—but because of hunting, deforestation and the illegal bird trade, they are endangered. You can see this one at the Thick-Billed Parrot exhibit.