Thursday, March 26, 2009

Skateboarding parrot kidnapped!

Gordo the skateboarding parrot has been kidnapped! Oh no!

The 30-year-old green Guatemalan parrot, a popular attraction for a decade in the San Gabriel Valley community of Baldwin Park, was taken from his front porch cage Wednesday morning.

Owner Fred Mireles said his mother heard some commotion and spotted a man running away with Gordo. The 47-year-old childless man says he's devastated, adding Gordo is like a kid to him.

Baldwin Park police Sgt. Darryl Kosaka said it could be difficult to recover the parrot, noting that animals are often stolen to become pets in other households or to be sold.

Poor Gordo. I hope he's ok and that he gets to skateboard again.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

My prayers are with you and Gordo, people can be so cruel. My prayer is that Gordo escapes and finds home sweet home.