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Angel - Umbrella Cockatoo (Photo © 2002 Tina McCormick)MAARS' Angel on Animal Planet's Pet Story

Angel is an 11-year-old Umbrella Cockatoo missing her beak. Follow Angel as she tries on her new prosthetic beak for the first time. And find out if her prospective adopters will be able to handle the responsibilities of caring for a cockatoo.

Watch the Show

This episode premiered on Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at 1:30 p.m. CDT with a repeat on Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at 9:30 a.m. CDT. The program is repeated periodically on Animal Planet.

Click here to view the full schedule for the "Angel" episode of Pet Story.

Read the Press Release

Angel in Our Midst: Twin Cities Bird Shelter Cockatoo Becomes Animal Planet Pet Story Ambassador

St. Louis Park, MN – July 3, 2003 – Midwest Avian Adoption & Rescue Services (MAARS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit captive bird adoption, sanctuary, and education organization based in the Twin Cities and run by Volunteers. Angel, a displaced Umbrella Cockatoo from MAARS, will make her television debut next week on Animal Planet's Pet Story. Along with Moluccan Cockatoos, Roamer and Brandy, Angel will bring the growing crisis of captive parrot displacement and adoption to millions of Animal Planet viewers. The "Angel" episode premieres on Tuesday, July 8, at 1:30 p.m. and will be repeated periodically throughout the season.

Click here to read the rest of the press release about this exciting show!

Angel - Umbrella Cockatoo (Photo © 2003 Tina McCormick)Help Other Birds Like Angel

There are lots of ways you can help MAARS meet our bird care, veterinary, administrative, publicity, and financial needs! Please click here for more information, and feel free to contact us with any questions regarding volunteering or contributing to MAARS. We thank you and birds like Angel thank you for your compassion and assistance.

Midwest Avian Adoption & Rescue Services, Inc., is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (Federal ID# 41-1944074) and is registered with the Office of the Secretary of State and the Office of the Attorney General of Minnesota as a charitable organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.


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