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parrots

birds widely distributed in tropical regions and having a distinctive stout curved cered hooked bill whose upper mandible is movably hinged to the skull. Parrots are often crested and highly variegated and are excellent mimics. They often readily learn to simulate laughter and crying and to enunciate words and phrases. (webster, 3d ed)


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Are bidirectional lungs essential for human speech?

... system would affect our ability to speak. Then again, certain bird species seem to be quite good at mimicking the sound of human speech, such as parrots. So I would also imagine that it's possible for organisms with unidirectional lungs to produce enough complex sounds to sustain a language at ...

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by NMLevesque
Tue Nov 19, 2013 10:53 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are bidirectional lungs essential for human speech?
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What are your country's endemic animals?

... out?" Give it time the developers are working on it, you have already lost the Moa one of the large "Ratite" group, many of your Parrots are endangered just like here in Australia but not only Australia .......Globally!!! And what causes it? .............. that filthy stinking ...

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by vk4vfx
Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:03 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What are your country's endemic animals?
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... achieve? So anyone who questions Darwinian Theory is not an educated person according to Ernst Mayr and you as one of his obedient acolytes simply parrots the same dictat as though it had some force. That means that all the PHD scientists (I have already provided you with a very very small starting ...

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by freerob
Wed Jun 08, 2011 1:28 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... fact. So anyone who questions Darwinian Theory is not an educated person according to Ernst Mayr and you as one of his obedient acolytes simply parrots the same dictat as though it had some force. That means that all the PHD scientists (I have already provided you with a very very small starting ...

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by scottie
Tue Jun 07, 2011 1:23 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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What do you consider as the smartest fish/reptile/amphibian?

... intelligent behavior - the amphibians don't seem as morphologically diverse as the fish or reptiles are. Birds: corvids. The *only* reason why parrots are admired for their intelligence is probably because the ONLY in-depth study of bird intelligence with a single bird subject came with Alex ...

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by inquilinekea
Sat Mar 15, 2008 2:45 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What do you consider as the smartest fish/reptile/amphibian?
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