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Dancing parrot stuns scientists with 14 separate moves to Eighties classic hits

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  1. Reptile

    Reptile NES Member

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    Humans may have more in common with parrots than chimpanzees due to a shared natural ability to dance, a new study suggests.

    A groundbreaking set of observations has shown a pet cockatoo showing off a diverse array of moves while listening to two well-known hits from the 1980s.

    Named Snowball, the 12-year-old sulphur-crested bird is shown spontaneously performing a repertoire of 14 moves including the “down-shake”, “body roll” and “downward/head-foot sync”, in time to Girls Just Wanna Have Fun.

    The parrot, who had not been trained or encouraged to dance, also managed 10 separate moves - including “Vogue”, a side-to-side heat tilt synchronised with a foot-lift - while accompanying Another One Bites the Dust.

    Snowball the dancing parrot stuns scientists with 14 separate moves to Eighties classic hits

    Looks like Megan has some competition.
     
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  2. Spanz

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    bird dances better than i do
     
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  3. Dennis in MA

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    Sure. It re-invented Vogue-ing. No training at all.
     
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    My parrot can't dance, but he can whistle real good. We are working on the first few bars of Stairway to Heaven.
     
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    demonic possession?
     
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    Wake me up when it can do the floss.
     
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