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Alex’s Obituary in the LATimes

tags: Alex, African grey parrot, Psittacus erithacus, cognition, learning, speech disabilities, Irene Pepperberg Alex, the African grey parrot, Psittacus erithacus, who worked with Irene Pepperberg for more than 30 years. Image: Brandeis University. Alex, the African grey parrot who worked with Irene Pepperberg, has managed something that most of us never will: his obituary is…

Streaming Alex The Parrot

tags: Alex, African grey parrot, Irene Pepperberg, streaming video “Alex is actually THINKING!” Well, of course animals think. They’re constantly making decisions based on information available to them. What was special about Alex, the African grey parrot who worked with Irene Pepperberg, was his ability to communicate his thoughts, giving us insight into how his…

tags: Alex, African grey parrot, Psittacus erithacus, cognition, learning, speech disabilities, Irene Pepperberg Alex, the African grey parrot, Psittacus erithacus and his colored blocks. Image: EurekaAlert. [wallpaper size] As you know, I have spent my life researching, breeding and living with birds, especially parrots. I have also had the distinct pleasure of meeting Irene Pepperberg…