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Family won't file charges if burglar returns parrot, lizard

RICHLAND HILLS -- Just bring Captain and Junior back.

That’s what members of the Phillip Heinze family want from the burglar who took the exotic pets out of their home in November.

And if the animals are brought back, the Heinze family won’t pursue charges, police said Friday.

Captain, a red-lored Amazon parrot, and Junior, a bearded dragon, have been gone for more than a month, police said. Captain is 23 years old and was snatched from his cage. Junior, 3, was taken from his 10-gallon aquarium, police said.

Police have had no leads on the pets.

Pet Detective Ace Ventura could even be stumped on this one.