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Death of gifted parrot stuns scientists

Research subject, pal dies suddenly

Alex was an African gray parrot whose research role at Brandeis University shattered science's understanding of the avian brain.
By John C. Drake
Globe Staff / September 11, 2007

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Brandeis scientist Irene Pepperberg knew that Alex, an African gray parrot whose advanced language and recognition skills shattered science's understanding of the avian brain, would not be around forever to greet her in her lab each morning. (Full article: 574 words)

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