Length: 12-13 inches
Weight: 160-180 grams
Life span: 30-35 years
Age at Weaning: 12-14 weeks
Age at Maturity: ~2-3 years
Country of Origin: Molluccan islands, Indonesia
Temperament: This type of lory is very active and clingy with their owners, and spend much of their days playing inside their cages. They are not ordinarily aggressive, and not very destructive, as their beaks are very soft. Lories are known to play on their backs and hang upside-down in their cages. They are messy, but their outgoing personality more than makes up for it.
Talking Ability: Moderate
Noise Level: Moderate
Cage Requirements: 24" x 24"; bar spacing 5/8"
Interesting Facts: Many national parks in Indonesia and Australia, where Lories are found, have places for Lory feeding. These places supply nectar for adventurous travelers who would like to see the Lories up close. Within minutes, the person is covered in Lories trying to find something to eat. At least a dozen of these places exist, each with many types of Lories and Lorikeets.