Australian birds a lot smarter than we might think

Australian birds have a lot to teach us about living long and happy lives according to Professor Gisela Kaplan from the Centre for Neuroscience and Animal Behaviour at the University of New England.

"There are various levels at which we've grossly underestimated the intelligence of animals," she said when speaking to ABC Central Victoria.

Professor Kaplan has studied countless birds, including her own 75-year-old galah, and said that many shared similar traits to humans.

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