Parrot Proves It’s No Birdbrain

Here is a very interesting article about Alex, the Congo African Grey parrot. He does not do "tricks", but he can count and knows colors:

http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,68226-0.html?tw=wn_story_page_prev2

It’s not a new article, but I just found it. I’m familiar with the studies of Alex since I have parrots. I think it is interesting even if you don’t have parrots.

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PS:

Hmmm. Just in case you were in the mood to see a parrot who does tricks, here’s a video for you:

http://gprime.net/video.php/einsteinthebird

This bird is a Congo African Grey parrot, same as Alex above and the same as my bird Rufus.

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