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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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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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