31: Talking Animals

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31: Talking Animals

“You be good, see you tomorrow. I love you” were the last words of Alex the Parrot, who may have been the only animal to understand and engage in human speech We cover the life of Alex, and the controversy surrounding his supposed ability to actually speak English.  References and Further Reading https://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/10/science/10cnd-parrot.html https://www.theguardian.com/world/2007/sep/13/usa.stephenmoss https://youtu.be/rrX1nrvPbLY https://youtu.be/62rXKjXgr60 https://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/10/science/10cnd-parrot.html https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/experts-parrots-mimic/ https://www.sciencefocus.com/nature/how-do-parrots-talk/amp/ http://whoami.sciencemuseum.org.uk/whoami/findoutmore/yourbrain/whatisspecialabouthumanlanguage/howdoesyourbraincontrollanguage/howdoyouspeak https://text.npr.org/s.php?sId=129083762 Support us on Patreon: http://patreon.com/SciGuys Watch us on YouTube: http://youtube.com/SciGuys Follow the Sci Guys @notcorry / @jampkin / @lukecutforth
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