Whipper the Mutant Parakeet Wows YouTube Audiences

By JJ Duncan on
Whipper the Mutant Parakeet has become famous in his home country of New Zealand, and now his popularity is spilling over into the rest of the world.Whipper's long, curly feathers, short flightless wings, and apparent blindness are the result of a a genetic mutation known to parakeet breeders as the "feather duster" mutation.From Wikipedia: After being placed with, and rejected by its mother, its owner took personal care of Whipper. This early separation from its own species may have...Read Full Story