When we think of animals that can speak, or more accurately mimic human speech the first ones that come to mind are birds. Parrots are well-known mimickers with the more famous ones, like Alex—who was the subject of a thirty-year-long study—learning many words and short phrases.
There are other animals around the world that have shown the ability to do incredible things including mimic human speech. Some are individuals of a species while others are entire species with the ability to mimic.
This post will review some of the unexpected animals capable of copying human speech patterns.
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