10/18/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Alex The Parrot: The Smartest Parrot Ever? (VIDEO)

Here at HuffPost Green, we've seen some pretty amazing videos of brilliant animals, like crows that can use tools and a llama that can pick out colors. However, this video of Alex The Parrot definitely takes the cake. Alex The Parrot gained international recognition for his use of language and emotional capabilities: his trainer reported that he had the intelligence level of a 5 year-old human. Alex died suddenly and unexpectedly almost two years ago, on September 6th 2007. Since we are approaching the 2 year anniversary of his death, we thought we'd honor Alex's tremendous achievements by posting this amazing video of him. In this video, he can understand questions that it hasn't been trained to answer, including being able to count and tell the difference between colors, shapes and sizes.

You have to watch this.

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