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Sterner Matching Challenge!

Sterner Matching Challenge!

5/22/15 Update: After hearing how quickly we had reached the $10k goal, the Sterner family graciously offered to raise the goal to $15k! So now, if we can raise another $5k by July 5th, the entire $15,000 with be DOUBLED! Griffin and Athena are so amazed by […]

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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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Happy Spring!

Happy Spring!

Griffin and Athena wish everyone a happy spring! They are both looking forward to their Hatchdays, which are next week!

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Reddit AMA – Friday March 20th – 5pm EST

Reddit AMA Dr. Irene Pepperberg   I am Dr. Irene Pepperberg, a researcher at Harvard University in the field of animal cognition, specifically of African Grey parrots. My work began with Alex, a colleague of mine for 30 years, who was shown to have the emotional age [...]Read more

April and Athena

April We wish to start by thanking all of you for your patience in waiting to hear more news about the latest addition to our lab family. Progress has not been as straightforward as we expected. Unfortunately, we received some difficult news regarding the health of baby […]

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April Showers

We are thrilled to announce a new addition to the Pepperberg Lab! Meet April, a female, baby Congo African Grey, hatched April 1st, 2013. She was raised and generously donated by Feathered Follies in Concord, California: http://www.featheredparrotdise.com/. She will be arriving at the lab in mid-August. We […]

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Lab Moves to Harvard University!

     As we previously announced, the Pepperberg Lab, which has been renting space at Brandeis University for many years, must now find a new home. After exploring a few options, we are thrilled to announce that we have accepted space at Harvard University. We are very fortunate […]

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Not Goodbye-Just So Long for Now

The shift from spring to summer is an important seasonal milestone. While spring symbolizes growth and new beginnings, summer brings endless possibilities and harmony. Much like the seasons the Pepperberg lab experienced substantial change last month and expects to see many more transformations in the coming months. […]

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Sterner Matching Challenge

Once again Andy Sterner will match all individual gifts to The Alex Foundation which it receives between now and July 4, 2013 up to a total of $10,000! But there is a catch! The matching is contingent on The Alex Foundation receiving the entire $10,000 in that […]

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