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The Parrot Who Said 'I Love You'

During their 30 years together, psychology professor Irene Pepperberg and Alex, her African gray parrot, said "I love you" to each other nearly every day. Pepperberg writes about the extraordinary abilities of her pet in the memoir Alex & Me.

This interview was originally broadcast on Nov. 12, 2008.

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