Parakeets Versus Monkeys

According to this wonderfully titled report from Nature.com, “Rhythmic synchronization tapping to an audio-visual metronome in budgerigars” –

You can teach a parakeet to tap in time to a metronome. At the right tempo, they will even have fun.

You cannot teach a rhesus monkey to do the same.

Parakeets 1, Monkees 0

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