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7 Times Alex The Parrot Was A Badass

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If the bird asked for banana, you gave him a damn banana.

Alex the Parrot is known as the only nonhuman who has asked an existential question.

When learning colors, Alex asked the scientists, “What Color Am I?”

Alex the Parrot is known as the only nonhuman who has asked an existential question.

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He called apples “banery’s” because he DGAF.

Seriously though, a linguist thought it was a combination of ‘cherry’ and ‘banana’ which is pretty cool.

He called apples “banery’s” because he DGAF.

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When he wanted a banana and he got a nut instead, he would SPEAK UP ABOUT IT.

Occasionally, he would go as far as throw the nut AT the researcher and then request a banana again.

When he wanted a banana and he got a nut instead, he would SPEAK UP ABOUT IT.

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If Alex decided he was done with taking tests for the day, he would demand, “wanna go back”.

If Alex decided he was done with taking tests for the day, he would demand, “wanna go back”.

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When a researcher acted upset, Alex would apologize to calm them down.

Sure, he didn’t know why he was saying sorry but plenty of humans use the same tactic without knowing what’s wrong.

When a researcher acted upset, Alex would apologize to calm them down.

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When he was bored, he would let you know.

Given a test of colors and numbers using blocks, Alex was asked which color had three. He said “five!” over and over until the researcher asked what color had five. Alex snarkily replied “None.”

When he was bored, he would let you know.

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His last words to Dr Pepperberg were “You be good, see you tomorrow. I love you.”

His last words to Dr Pepperberg were “You be good, see you tomorrow. I love you."

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The ultimate mic drop of them all.

Source: buzzfeed.com