christina (xchristinax) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Animal Language Research

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Alex the talking parrot died today. Pretty sad.

Pretty weird, also. I'm reading The First Word by Christine Kenneally (which is a pretty good book on language evolution, so far) and last night I read the chapter on animal communication, in which Alex was prominently featured.
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