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“Life with Alex” DVD is Here

Look what I got in the mail today!  I’ll be doing a review of the film (and talking to some of the people involved in the making of this documentary) very soon. Watch this space for updates. Get your own copy!

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Interview: Dr. Irene Pepperberg

If you love parrots, and even if you don’t, you’ve probably heard of Alex the African Grey. The woman behind Alex’s accomplishments and the research that showed the world that parrots don’t just mimic but actually understand language was Dr. Irene Pepperberg, adjunct associate professor at Brandeis University. The main focus of her work with…

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