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Irene Pepperberg - Alex & Me
Even after his premature death a couple of years ago, Alex is arguably the most famous parrot in the world. The insights he provided into the nature of intelligence, cognition, language development, conceptual abstraction and other fields have revolutionized the ways in which we think about these ideas in particular and animals in general.
In the following story from The Moth, Irene Pepperberg shares some amazing, hilarious and moving anecdotes surrounding this amazing little bird.
Bet you didn't know Alex was both a name and an acronym, right? :)