How parrots can 'talk' like humans finally unveiled
How parrots can 'talk' like humans finally unveiled

 Researchers have uncovered key structural differences in the brains of parrots that may explain the birds' unparalleled ability to imitate sounds and human speech.

Winged poppy thieves eat into farmers' yields

Poppy farmers in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh district are facing a unique problem.

Parrots show how to be committed in relationship
Parrots show how to be committed in relationship

Humans have learnt a great deal about complex social behaviour from other species. It's time now for the avians to teach us a few lessons.

Parrots have personal musical preferences

Parrots are known as great mimics, but now scientists have discovered that the creatures also have varied musical tastes — and an intense dislike of dance tunes.

`Scientists decode why parrots imitate people`

Parrots have exceptional ability to mimic sounds they hear, irrespective of whether they are domesticated or in the wild.

Smarter birds can solve problems spontaneously

Calling someone bird-brained can be disparaging, but certain bird species are indeed smarter than we think. Crows, for example, solve problems instinctively, although other animals rarely do it spontaneously.

Parrots are lot smarter

Parrots are a lot smarter than previously thought. In a test that puzzled monkeys and defeated dogs, parrots passed with flying colours.

Parrots ‘tend to be left handed’

Just like humans, parrots too choose to use one side of their body more than the other.