Rhode Island officials provide shelter for birds rescued from Weston home

Officials with the Rhode Island Parrot Rescue say they're providing shelter to more than 130 exotic birds that were rescued from a home in Weston

The birds were discovered in deplorable conditions last week.

The birds were discovered in deplorable conditions last week. (9/19/16)

WESTON - Officials with the Rhode Island Parrot Rescue say they're providing shelter to more than 130 exotic birds that were rescued from a home in Weston Friday.

The birds were discovered in deplorable conditions last week.

Authorities responded after receiving reports of a foul odor in the area.

Hundreds of snakes, turtles, and other reptiles were also found.

Many of the snakes had died.

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