Dr. Pepperberg interviewed for The New York Times

Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Natalie Angier interviewed Dr. Pepperberg for a New York Times article about parrot behavior and cognition!

Parrot partisans say the birds easily rival the great apes and dolphins in all-around braininess and resourcefulness, and may be the only animals apart from humans capable of dancing to the beat.

“We call them feathered primates,” said Irene Pepperberg, who studies animal cognition at Harvard and is renowned for her research with Alex and other African grey parrots.

Read the full article,  “Parrots Are a Lot More Than ‘Pretty Bird’”, at the link here!

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