Birds are among some animals that 'dance' to music, researchers say
Snowball, an 11-year-old medium sulfur-crested Eleonora cockatoo, dances to the Backstreet Boys song "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)" in the Schererville, Ind., home of Irena Schulz, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2007
They wouldn't blow away the competition on Dancing with the Stars, but it turns out that some birds got rhythm.
After studying a cockatoo named Snowball that grooves to the Backstreet Boys and about 1,000 YouTube videos, scientists say they've documented for the first time that some animals "dance" to a musical beat.
The results support a theory for why the human brain is wired for dancing.
In lab studies of two parrots and a close review of the YouTube videos, scientists looked for signs that animals were actually fee
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