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Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - LoW-HI RV Ranch, Deming NM

Grumpy, City of Rocks State Park, Faywood NM, March 6, 2012
Grumpy, City of Rocks State Park, Faywood NM, March 6, 2012

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Boondocked - LoW-HI RV Ranch, Deming NM

Alex Can Spell

Not very long ago, Dr. Pepperberg began trying to teach Alex and another gray parrot, Griffin, to sound out phonemes, which are the sounds that letters and letter combinations represent. English has forty phonemes altogether. She and her colleagues wanted to see if the birds understood that words are made out of letters that could be recombined to make other words, so they started training the birds with magnetic refrigerator letters.

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