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Entertaining Parrots

Irene Pepperberg's Home Page at MIT's Media Lab

The Alex Foundation

Read more Irene Pepperberg's work with Alex, the African Grey Parrot, and her research into the communication skills and intelligence of parrots.

USA Today Article about InterPet Explorer
Read this article about "Wart," Irene Pepperberg's parrot that's learning to surf the Web.

"Conversing with Parrots"
An article on Irene Pepperberg and her work with Alex.

"Parrots: Look Who's Talking"
Read more about parrots in this Nature program on PBS.

Foster Parrots Ltd.
Learn about this Massachusetts-based center for parrot rescue, adoption, and sanctuary run by Marc Johnson and featured on the show. For more information, read our Web feature "For the Birds"

The Oasis Sanctuary
This bird sanctuary, located in Scotsdale, AZ, is dedicated to providing permanent "retirement" housing and care for birds, to educating the consumer public and to establishing a national avian rescue database.

Midwest Avian Adoption & Rescue Services, Inc.
Located in Stillwater, MN, this sanctuary offers adoption, education, photos, links and has a volunteer program.

Lucky Parrot Refuge and Sanctuary
Located in New York City but soon to locate to Florida, The Lucky Parrot provides a haven for homeless, abused, or unwanted parrots.


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