<div dir="ltr"><div><br></div><div><br></div>hello everyone,<div><br></div><div>i recently published this piece that may interest you.</div><div><br></div><div>The kea parrot (Nestor notabilis), produces a laughter-like “play call” when they are playing. Researchers used recorded play calls from captive kea to test how they affected wild kea and found both juveniles and adults respond to the recorded play call -- by playing!</div><div><br></div><div><a href="https://www.forbes.com/sites/grrlscientist/2017/03/24/playing-parrots-produce-contagious-laughter/">https://www.forbes.com/sites/grrlscientist/2017/03/24/playing-parrots-produce-contagious-laughter/</a></div><div><br></div><div>I hope you enjoy it.<br clear="all"><div><br></div>-- <br><div class="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr" style="font-size:small"><font face="garamond, serif" size="2">GrrlScientist<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:24.64px"> </span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:24.64px">|</span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:24.64px"> </span>@<a href="https://twitter.com/GrrlScientist" style="color:rgb(17,85,204)" target="_blank">GrrlScientist</a></font></div><div dir="ltr" style="font-size:small"><div dir="ltr"><div><font face="garamond, serif" size="2">Blogs: <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/grrlscientist/" style="color:rgb(17,85,204)" target="_blank">Forbes</a><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:24.64px"> </span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:24.64px">|</span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:24.64px"> </span><a href="https://evolution-institute.org/profile/grrlscientist/?source=" style="color:rgb(17,85,204)" target="_blank">Evolution Institute</a><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:24.64px"> </span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:24.64px">|</span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:24.64px"> </span><a href="https://medium.com/@GrrlScientist" style="color:rgb(17,85,204)" target="_blank">Medium</a></font></div><div dir="ltr"><font face="garamond, serif" size="2">Keep up with my writing: <a href="https://tinyletter.com/grrlscientist" style="color:rgb(17,85,204)" target="_blank">TinyLetter</a></font></div><div><font face="garamond, serif" size="2">Tiny bio: <a href="https://about.me/grrlscientist" style="color:rgb(17,85,204)" target="_blank">about.me</a></font></div><div><font face="garamond, serif" size="2"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:19.2px">sunt lacrimae rerum et mentem mortalia tangunt.</span><i style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:19.2px"> </i><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:19.2px">[</span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:19.2px">Virgil, </span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:19.2px">Aeneid</span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:19.2px">]</span></font></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div>
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