Are carolina parakeets vertebrates or invertebrates?
All birds are vertebrates. Although the Carolina Parakeet is an extinct species, it WAS a bird and it WAS a vertebrate. ...
Why is the Carolina Parakeet extinct?
The Carolina Parakeet quickly disappeared wherever U.S. settlers encroached upon their habitat. People hunted Carolina parakeets for their plumage and captured them to sell as cage birds. The last known Carolina Parakeet died in 1914 in the Cincinnati Zoo. ...
What temperature can a parakeet survive at?
The answer to that depends on the climate where you live. Escaped parakeets have been able to establish breeding populations in the wild in warm places, like Florida, California, and Hawaii. There are even wild-living monk parakeets in New York. But if you live in a cold place, or a place where it gets cold in winter, well, ... A parakeet has no instinct to migrate when food becomes scarce. All parakeets eventually die. ...