There are many diverse species of parrots currently living in warm tropical rainforests all over the world. To adapt to their surroundings, parrots have strong beaks to break nuts and defend themselves, and two toes pointing forward and two pointing backwards to balance on tree branches. Parrots use their primary and secondary feathers to help them glide throughout the rainforest, escaping predators and finding spots to nest in trees.
In the future, temperatures will rise and the lush rainforest will become dry woodlands. To adapt to these conditions, parrots will lose their ability to fly. They will no longer need to fly from tree to tree. Their food will be in low shrubs or bushes, which is why parrots will develop webbed feet, rather than two toes in front and two in the back. This will help them balance on the ground, rather than on tree branches.
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