Today Petra was interviewed by Jessica Pineda, for a future issue of Bird Talk Magazine. We don't know when it will come out yet, but it was fun being interviewed! The video of the entire interview will not be posted, but stay tuned for more information!
Checked Petra's P.O. Box today. We got a gift from a fan, but this time it was our dog Jack Jack who got a toy! When asked what she had to say about that, she replied with "I want a peanut." She then accidentally dropped it, and said "OhOh dropped it!" Petra's vocabulary, and use … Continue reading Our Dog got fan mail. Petra “Oh Oh dropped it” with her peanut
Jack Jack needed his shots updated. So today we had a vet come to our house, Paws Around Town Mobil Vet Hospital. We can not say enough how professional, kind, caring, and convenient they are. If you are in the Orlando area, and need a great vet for your pet, you should check them out. … Continue reading Our Dog got checked out today by a mobil veterinarian. Jack is offered a peanut by Petra, who also talks to the vet…
Petra will, daily, ask her Google Home and her Alexa "What's the weather?" Yesterday, while on her training perch, she heard a LOUD crack of Thunder. Oscar, our Roes Breasted Cockatoo, hit the bottom on his cage in a panic. He sounded the alarm with what we call his squeaky toy honk. It was explained … Continue reading Petra learns what lightning is, and isn’t a fan, “Lightning Bad.”
Petra the african grey is an amazing talker. We’ve been told she’s the smartest bird in the world! She has been interviewed by CBS and FOX news. Petra is a pro at turning the lights off and on with her beloved Alexa. She has learned the Google Home. She also asks her Alexa and Google … Continue reading Petra’s Story. From first words, talking to Alexa, Inside Edition, her CBS & FOX interviews, & Google Home.
Today Petra turned 4 years old! She was hatched June 14, 2014. We finished hand feeding her, and had her ever since. Petra has brought great joy to our lives, and Oscar, our Rose Breasted cockatoo. Though Oscar doesn't get as much camera time as Petra, he does get just as much out of cage … Continue reading Petra Parrot Party! Today she is 4! Also… the Google home did something odd.
We want to include your name or online name in our upcoming thank you message when we show Petra her toys. Thank you! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__Fya7oseBs
Petra asked "Alexa? What's they?" to which her device says, "They is the 3rd person, plural personal, pronoun in modern English." I have been working on training her, and Petra learns the best with animation and praise. So I give her lots of positive feedback. Petra then says "PistachioooO!" To which she get's more praise, … Continue reading Petra finally says Pistachio! Asks Alexa “What’s They.” Get’s an English lesson, she then wants a peanut.
"Petra, why do you insist on having a party when I leave the house? I took the dog out again, I come in and you're playing this song." Our funny African Grey climbs higher up in the cage and says "Come here step up." She then tells me "I'm a good girl." Laughing I say, … Continue reading I leave the house, the parrot throws a party.