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Birds are among some animals that 'dance' to music, researchers say
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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
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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


Added: May-2-2009 Occurred On: May-2-2009
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