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From Science Daily and New York Times on 20-Mar-2017 12:28

When people are feeling playful, they giggle and laugh, making others around them want to laugh and play too. Now, researchers have found that the particularly playful kea parrot from New Zealand has a 'play call' with a similarly powerful influence. When other kea hear that call, it puts them into a playful mood.


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