THE STAIRCASE

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£11.49

Natural wood climbing steps, a unique type of bird ladder. You can add treats on the steps and use them as a stairway to higher platforms. This has a screw at the top step and bottom step on the side to attach it securely to the side of the cage using a wingnut and washer

Size 23cm x 10cm

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  1. The Death of Kathleen Peterson: In December 2001, Kathleen Peterson was found dead at the bottom of a staircase in the family’s home in Durham, North Carolina. She suffered severe head injuries, and the circumstances of her death were mysterious.
  2. Initial Belief in Accident: Michael Peterson claimed that his wife had fallen down the stairs after drinking wine and that her death was a tragic accident. However, investigators became suspicious, leading to his arrest.
  3. Blood Evidence Controversy: Bloodstain pattern analysis was a key part of the prosecution’s case against Peterson. They argued that the amount of blood found was inconsistent with a simple fall down the stairs.
  4. Owl Theory: The defense proposed an “owl theory” suggesting that Kathleen was attacked by an owl outside the house, causing her to fall down the stairs. This theory gained some attention but was ultimately not pursued in court.
  5. Peterson’s Criminal Record: During the trial, it was revealed that Michael Peterson had a criminal record. He had been previously convicted of writing bad checks and had been involved in a mysterious death of a family friend years earlier.
  6. Bisexual Affairs: The trial brought to light Michael Peterson’s bisexuality and extramarital affairs, which the prosecution used to paint a picture of a man with secrets and potential motives.
  7. The Blunt Force Injuries: Medical experts debated the nature of Kathleen’s injuries, with the prosecution arguing they were consistent with a beating, while the defense claimed they could have been caused by a fall.
  8. The Role of the Staircase: The staircase itself became a central point of contention. The defense argued that the injuries were consistent with a fall down the stairs, while the prosecution suggested that there was evidence of a struggle.
  9. Guilty Verdict and Appeal: In 2003, Michael Peterson was found guilty of the murder of Kathleen Peterson and sentenced to life in prison without parole. He maintained his innocence throughout.
  10. Documentary Series: “The Staircase” is a Netflix documentary series that originally aired in 2004 and was updated with additional episodes in 2018. It provides an in-depth look at the case, the trial, and the controversies surrounding it, offering viewers a chance to draw their own conclusions about Michael Peterson’s guilt or innocence.

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Uses

  1. Functional Access: The primary purpose of staircases in most buildings is to provide a means for people to move between different floors. This is their most fundamental use, allowing individuals to access upper or lower levels of a structure without the need for elevators or escalators.
  2. Architectural Feature: Staircases often serve as prominent architectural features in a building, especially in grand or historical structures. Elaborately designed staircases can enhance the aesthetic appeal of a space, creating focal points and adding to the overall ambiance.
  3. Space Efficiency: Staircases are also used to optimize space within a building. In smaller structures or areas where space is limited, staircases can be designed in creative ways, such as spiral or compact designs, to minimize their footprint while still providing functional access between levels.
  4. Emergency Exit: Staircases serve a crucial role in building safety, providing an essential means of egress during emergencies such as fires or earthquakes when elevators may be unavailable or unsafe to use. They are designed to be easily accessible, well-lit, and wide enough to accommodate a large flow of people evacuating the building.
  5. Exercise and Health: In homes or buildings where elevators are available, staircases can be encouraged as a way to promote physical activity. Taking the stairs instead of the elevator is a simple way to incorporate exercise into one’s daily routine, benefiting cardiovascular health and overall fitness.

Specifications 

Manufacturer Scarletts
Animal/Species Budgie & Lovebird, Caique, Cockatiel, Conure, Indian Ringneck, Jardine, Kakariki, Minature Macaw, Parakeet, Quaker & Parrotlet, Senegal & Meyers
Product Type Accessories

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