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African Grey parrot ‘Freebie’ prefers the Vikings to the Packers

After a little prompting, the football-watching bird reveals its preferences.

When inveterate TV-watcher ‘Freebie’ the African Grey Parrot is presented with the age-old question that each of us must confront eventually — which is the better football team, the Minnesota Vikings or the Green Bay Packers? — it takes a little time to consider before giving a clearly audible answer.