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Winter 2015 Sterner Match Challenge

Winter 2015 Sterner Match Challenge

1/12/16 Update: The numbers are in, and thanks to everyone who contributed during the Sterner Match Challenge, we beat our fundraising goal for the end of 2015! We are grateful to every one of you, and especially to Andy Sterner and family for generously matching the $15,000! […]

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One-Day Parrot Cognition and Behavior Course in São Paulo

One-Day Parrot Cognition and Behavior Course in São Paulo

On December 5, 2015, Loucos por Pássaros and Imper Real Estate will present a one-day Parrot Cognition and Behavior course with Dr. Irene Pepperberg, Dr. Jan Hooimeijer, and Leonardo Ogata, in São Paulo, Brazil. Live translation will be available. Check out the link below to learn more […]

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Happy Halloween from the flock!

Happy Halloween from the flock!

Griffin and Athena enjoyed a treat of organic pureed pumpkin to celebrate Halloween. Griffin had fun tearing up his paper jack-o’-lantern, too!

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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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