Flinn Scholars

Polly wants a cracker. And a Tickle-Me-Elmo doll.

October 19, 2007

By Flinn Foundation

Not to be too uncaring in a period of mourning, but Dr. Pepperberg, watch your back!

The new parrot authority in the neighborhood is none other than Becky Fox (’96). She wrapped up a Ph.D. at UC Davis, where she studied things like parrots’ neophobia and whether well-matched parrot parents do a better job of raising their kids. She’s now doing a post-doc at Nevada-Reno.