Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Alex, The Renowned African Grey Parrot, Dies At 31

From Science Daily:
"Alex, the world renowned African Grey parrot made famous by the ground-breaking cognition and communication research conducted by Brandeis scientist Irene Pepperberg, Ph.D., died at the age of 31 on September 6, 2007."

The obit/press release is well done in the sense that although I am familiar with this remarkable bird's story, I still learned a number of new things!

Read the rest of the story here.

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