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ALEX THE PARROT
Fur Will Fly at First Scientific Conference on Animal Consciousness
Author, "The Kid and I"
Birds, dolphins, elephants, mice, pre-historic human beings... Do any creatures other than modern-day people possess what we call consciousness? Brain researchers from around the world are set to explore that question this summer.
Alex The Parrot: The Smartest Parrot Ever? (VIDEO)
A Bird of Many Words: In Memory of Alex
Author and journalist
Alex the parrot, who died on Friday, had the language capabilities of a two-year-old and the cognitive capacity of an older child.
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