Parrots are no stranger to life behind bars, but we rarely think of these pets as the ideal, if unlikely, witness to confounding crimes. However, their intelligence, ability to mimic human voices, and life-long bonds with their owners are just part of what makes parrots one of the most intelligent bird species. 

Scientists believe that parrots have roughly the same logical reasoning skills as a 4-year-old human child, and are capable of understanding basic mathematical concepts, as well as making associations between different words and actions. 

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