Conservation and Humane Education Take Flight with Lucky

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Based on a true story, this children’s book tells the story of Lucky, a parrot who is captured in the wild and eventually regains his freedom with the help of a young Indonesian boy. The book teaches children to be kind to animals and is a natural fit for wider educational curriculum including geography and culture of Indonesia, the natural history, behavior, and physical characteristics of parrots and tropical forest ecosystems, as well as real-life conservation efforts.The Web site incorporates all these topics with sample lesson plans and class activities, and includes a narrated documentary video clip of the real Lucky.