A hilarious mimetic parrot (and lagniappe)

Why Evolution Is True

Reader Ursula sent in an amazing video of a parrot imitating her friend. Now this is awesome (video quality isn’t optimal, but the sound is what counts). The backstory:

My friend Ken acquired a yellow-naped Amazon parrot, named José, from a woman who apparently spent a lot of time on the telephone. Ken discovered that when Jose is alone (he doesn’t do it when people are around), he’ll occasionally give a slam-dunk rendition of her phone persona. Ken snuck up on him to record this one-minute video:
It’s even more amazing when you realize that for some of this the bird must have had only one take before he imitated it.
And here’s lagniappe, though I have a feeling I’ve posted this before:

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I am a lawyer in Chicago with interests in pop culture and current politics.
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