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Extra Smart Parrot

  1. Aug 15, 2004 #1

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    i think i'v read about this on this forum a while ago.
     
  4. Aug 15, 2004 #3

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    I hope so, it would be interesting to see what others had to say!
    Please see if you can find the post, decibel.

    I made a search with keyword "parrot" but failed to come up with any PF posts about this parrot. You might want to give it a shot yourself
     
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  5. Aug 15, 2004 #4

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    Thank you, Marcus. I had not seen that article. I have heard though that African Greys are amazingly bright and can string together sentences quite easily.

    By the way have you ever heard of the book "Charlie's World: The Improbable Adventures of a Hong Kong Cockatoo and His American Family"? Charlie was an amazing bird who reportedly spoke several languages, including Chinese, English, Spanish and Crow! His story is quite fascinating. I have only read an article about him in the Houston Post newspaper but I am hoping to eventually read this book and learn more about his life.
     
  6. Aug 18, 2004 #5

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    I found another article about N'kisi the parrot.
    http://www.animalsentience.com/news/2004-01-26.htm
    It blows me away that this conversation took place between a person and a bird.

    N'Kisi: "Remember, we went in a car"
    Aimee: "Yes! Did you like it?"
    N'Kisi: "I like that - wanna go out in the car"
    Aimee: "We can't, wo don't have a car now"
    N'Kisi: "Wanna go in a car right now"
    Aimee: "I'm sorry, we can't right now - maybe we can go again later"
    N'kisi: "Why can't I go in a car now?"
    Aimee: "Because we don't have one"
    N'kisi: "Let's get a car"
    Aimee: "No Kisi, we can't get a car now"
    N'kisi: "I want a car"
    Aimee: "I'm sorry, baby, not today"
    N'kisi: "Hurry up, wanna go in a car. Remember? We were in a car"
     
  7. Aug 18, 2004 #6

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    I want feathers.
    I want to fly.
    why can't I fly?
     
  8. Aug 19, 2004 #7
    Whahahahahahaha a cockatoo speaking crow!!!!! :surprise: :tongue2:
    Hillarious!
     
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