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Parrot Aspires to be a Homing Pigeon

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"I'm Mr. Yosuke Nakamura." That's how a parrot identified himself after police found him ... lost on a rooftop. The African gray parrot spilled the information to a vet, after keeping mum with the police. His owners had taught the bird what every child should knows: How to recite his name and address. While waiting for his owners, Mr. Nakamura acted like a bird and sang a few songs.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

Here's how a parrot identified himself, rather elegantly, after police in Japan found him lost on a rooftop: I'm Mr. Yosuke Nakamura. The African gray parrot spilled the information to a vet, after keeping mum with the police. His owners had taught the bird what every child should know: How to recite his name and address. And while waiting for his owners, Mr. Nakamura acted like a bird and sang a few songs.

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