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A parrot is a bird belonging to the family Psittacidae.

Parrots have a characteristic curved beak shape with the upper mandible having slight mobility in the joint with the skull and a generally erect stance.

All parrots are zygodactyl, having the four toes on each foot placed two at the front and two back.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Parrot", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
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