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Parrot Can Carry on Conversation

An African Gray parrot named N'kisi seems to have a vocabulary of 950 words, as well as a sense of humor. He is currently being studied by chimp expert Jane Goodall, as well as by researcher Rupert Sheldrake. Alex Kirby reports in BBC News that when Nikisi first met Goodall, he asked her "Got a chimp?"

Goodall says that N'...
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Amazing Parrot Can Really Talk

Everyone knows that parrots can "talk," but it's been assumed they only copy what they hear, and don't really communicate. But an African gray parrot named N'kisi has a huge vocabulary, as well as a sense of humor. He uses correct grammar and seems to know what he's saying. He's even telepathic. Warning: If you have a pet bird you love, don't...

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Pet Birds Killed in California

People who keep parrots are as close to them as other pet owners are to their cats and dogs, so imagine how these pet owners feel when government officials, who are trying to control the spread of a deadly bird disease called Exotic Newcastle, come into their homes and kill their pet bird?often right in front of them. So far, the disease has...

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