Kid’s best friend: Squawk this way

Photo: Amanda Maglione Photo: Amanda Maglione

Technically, 2-year-old Peanut belongs to Adam Hensley’s mom, Keri, but it’s Adam who has a special bond with the bird. Since
the family found the sun conure on Craigslist last summer, the 15-year-old has taken it upon himself to help care for him. They get along so well that, “Whenever Adam comes home from school, [Peanut] will jump on Adam and start kissing his lips,” Keri said. “It’s just like having a dog.”

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