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Bird Intelligence

Are We Really the Smartest Creatures on Earth?

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 01.10.2015 | Green
Lionel Rolfe

More than 40 years ago, my then-wife Nigey Lennon and I were on our way home to Echo Park when, suddenly, she said to stop. I thought it was because she'd spotted a garage sale. Instead it was a woman who had set up a bunch of cages with cockatiels for sale.

WATCH: Birds Show Off Amazing Ability To Make, Use Tools

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.04.2014 | Science

Instead of an insult, perhaps the phrase "bird-brained" should be a compliment. Particularly if the brain in question belongs to a Goffin cockatoo, a....

This Chicken Plays The Piano, Scoffs At Birdbrain Reputation

Posted 02.27.2014 | Green

Chickens get a bad rap. They run around with their heads cut off, they "chicken out" of things, and they cross the road for numerous unfunny reasons. ...

WATCH: Lock-Picking Parrots Stun Scientists

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.26.2013 | Science

From riding tiny scooters to dubstepping on the fridge, cockatoos have done some pretty amazing things. And new research shows that these clever birds...