Carnival of the Animals

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Think humans are the only ones who like to get down? Think again. While many animal mating rituals have long been compared to dancing, science never suggested that they enjoy moving to music the same way humans do. Until now, that is.

Recent research—and a slew of dancing animal videos—suggests 15 species can really dance. That is, they time their movements to the beat of music. 14 of the 15, it turns out, are different kinds of parrots.

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