Carel ten Cate in international media about a dancing cockatoo
Snowball the cockatoo gained world fame on social media. Millions of people saw him dance to Queen and The Backstreet Boys. In the journal Current Biology scientists study Snowball's dancing abilities and what they teach us about the origins of dance. Professor of Animal Behaviour Carel ten Cate casts a critical look.
‘It remains very fascinating what Snowball does, but how it got to be that way remains unclear’, said Ten Cate, who is not involved this study. Among others Newsweek covered the item. Read more about the research and Ten Cate’s point of view: