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Keeping pet birds flying

From the Statesman Journal in Salem, Oregon, an article about not clipping pet birds' wings and instead using clicker training to help keep them safe:

Most pet-bird owners wrestle with the decision about wing-clipping early in their birds' lives. Salem veterinarian Dr. Madeline Rae said for most owners, the decision to clip is based on two simple thoughts: to keep the bird safe and to keep it from escaping.

Dolphins "know each other's names"

I'm sure a few people reading this won't exactly be surprised, but having supporting research for this might be quite groundbreaking. DOLPHINS may be closer to humans than previously realised, with new research showing they communicate by whistling out their own "names".

Dogs trained to sniff out fake DVDs?

I have no idea how this is possible, but a group in the UK is claiming success!
Two black Labradors have become the world's first dogs to be trained to search for counterfeit DVDs, a trade organisation have said.The dogs, Lucky and Flo, have been trained to detect discs to help combat DVD piracy, the Federation Against Copyright Theft (Fact) said.

Announcing ClickFlicks! Download a video training lesson

Karen Pryor Clickertraining proudly announces the launch of ClickFlicks Learning Center.

TAGteach: Tool helps students, tasks click

"All kinds of teachers take a tip from dogs that learn new tricks." TAGteach in the news, from the Portland Tribune: