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Get your tickets or a live video link for Winged Wisdom & Health Symposium 2015!

Each year, avian enthusiasts gather in Barnegat, New Jersey, to engage in comradery, enrichment, and education. On Saturday, October 17th, The Platinum Parrot is sponsoring Winged Wisdom & Health Symposium 2015. The event is a gathering to enjoy dinner at a local restaurant, lectures by Dr. Irene

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Shop for school and support The Alex Foundation!

Shop for school and support The Alex Foundation!

Griffin and Athena welcome everyone back to school! If you still have school supplies to buy, you can support The Alex Foundation when you shop via Amazon Smile or iGive.

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Fall Stadium Special!

Fall Stadium Special!

Want to show your support of the Alex Foundation while you cheer for your favorite team? For a limited time only, get a cap, koozie, and scarf for $5 off the regular price with our Fall Stadium Special!

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Audubon.org Asks Dr. Pepperberg, “Why Do Parrots Talk?”

Audubon.org Asks Dr. Pepperberg, “Why Do Parrots Talk?”

Audubon.org interviewed Dr. Pepperberg for an article about parrot-human communication: Of all the creatures on Earth, only two can produce human language: humans…and birds. Of the few birds that can imitate human speech, including mynah birds, crows, and ravens, parrots are clearly the best at it—they give

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Shop Amazon deals and support The Alex Foundation!

Shop Amazon deals and support The Alex Foundation!

On Wednesday, July 15th, Amazon is celebrating Prime Day, a huge event for Amazon Prime members with more deals than Black Friday. Want to shop deals and help support The Alex Foundation? Amazon Smile gives back .5% of your purchases to a charity of your choice. Amazon

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Join us on Tumblr

Join us on Tumblr

The Alex Foundation now has an official Tumblr! Check it out at alexfoundation.tumblr.com.

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Dorothy Hinshaw Patent on Dr. Pepperberg and Alex

Dorothy Hinshaw Patent on Dr. Pepperberg and Alex

Dorothy Hinshaw Patent, who has a Ph.D. in zoology and is an award-winning author of nonfiction children’s books, has written a short blog post about Dr. Pepperberg and Alex for the iNK (Interesting Nonfiction for Kids) Nonfiction Minute blog. Patent’s post introduces Dr. Pepperberg and her work

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Sterner Matching Challenge!

Sterner Matching Challenge!

6/26/15 Update: Today Griffin and Athena are excited to announce that we have reached our $15,000 goal, which marks the end of the 2015 Sterner Match Challenge! A huge thank you to everyone who donated and to the Sterner family for their generous $15,000 match donation! 6/19/15

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Hatchday Party, 2015!

Hatchday Party, 2015!

Griffin turned 20 years old on 4/14/15 and Athena turned 2 years old on 4/17/15! We celebrated together with our Banerry-Corknut-Yummybread! Griffin Athena

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Griffin turns 20!

Griffin turns 20!

Happy Hatchday, Griffin! Twenty years of wonderful collaboration to show the world just how smart parrots really are! Here’s to twenty more! Party is on Friday! It’s tough having to share your hatchday party with your younger sister!

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