Snowball, The Dancing Cockatoo

Introducing Snowball… just for fun (in case you haven’t already seen him)!
via Benjamin and the New York Times “Year in Ideas 2008“.

A clip from Rebecca Skloot’s full article about Snowball in the Times:

Aniruddh Patel, senior fellow at the Neurosciences Institute in California, got the link from a friend. He saw not just a funny bird but also a potential solution to a scientific argument dating back to Darwin: some researchers say that human brains have been specially wired by natural selection for dancing, because dancing confers survival benefits through group bonding. more …

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  1. Sandero

    Bennie dances better than me! hahahaha

    Jan 05, 2009 @ 01:10


  2. Cockatoo

    I think cockatoos are the most beautiful birds in the world especialy the palm cockatooand teh umbrella cockatoo

    Jan 25, 2009 @ 14:17

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