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Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird

Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird


Language/s: English

This is the story of Alex, the African grey parrot whose intelligence was discovered by his caretaker, Irene Pepperberg. At a time when the size of the brain was associated positively with an animal’s degree of intelligence, Alex’s extraordinary intelligence surprised everyone, leading to an important discovery. An informative book with charming illustrations both children and adults will enjoy.

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Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf (New York, USA)

Year: 2012

ISBN: 9780375968464

National Library Board (Singapore) Call Number: English J 636.6 SPI