Extreme body mod fan Ted Richards, AKA Parrot man – who has had his ears cut off to look like his parrot. See SWNS story SWPARROT; A man who had his face and eyeballs tattooed to look like his pet parrots has gone a step further – by cutting off his EARS. Bonkers Ted Richards, 56, is obsessed by pets Ellie, Teaka, Timneh, Jake and Bubi and has his face tattooed with colourful feathers. But the animal nut – who has 110 tattoos, 50 piercings and a split tongue – has now had both his ears removed by a surgeon in a six hour operation. Eccentric Ted has given his severed ears to a friend who “will appreciate them” and is now planning to find a surgeon prepared to turn his nose into a BEAK.