Linka and Ma-Ti go to visit his ornithologist friend Juan in Central America, and explore a valley of many birds with Juan's parrot, El Profesor. However, he and all the other birds end up following a bird that is actually Hoggish Greedly's robot to lure them into his trap for smuggling them off. When they attempt to free the birds, Ma-Ti and Linka are captured, and Ma-Ti strikes his head against a pole so finds it too painful to contact the others. The other Planeteers hear that they are missing so go after them, and El Profesor escapes and is able to let the others know who is behind their disappearance, but they have no way to be warned about a trap Greedly is preparing for them. They must figure out how to avoid being caught, free the others, and stop Greedly's escape to continue illegally selling birds. Written by
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[trapped with Gi, Kwame, and Juan after she got herself and Ma-Ti free
Linka, we came to rescue *you*.
Ah, this must be a new rescue method.