Block-rocking beaks: Snowball the cockatoo – reviewed by our dance critic

The frugging feathered friend may look like a pogoing punk, but he has no fewer than 16 moves – including a moshpit-ready headbang

The internet has brought us many dancing sensations, from Filipino prisoners doing Thriller to Russell Horning inventing the Floss or Spider-Man’s Tom Holland showing off his fouettés. And now, behold the latest viral star, Snowball, a sulphur-crested cockatoo. The Indiana resident – full title Cacatua galerita eleanora – had his first taste of fame back in 2007, with a video of him bopping to the Backstreet Boys. Now the twentysomething cockatoo is back in another viral vid, after scientists studied his dancing and discovered he has a large number of discrete movements.

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Source: theguardian
Block-rocking beaks: Snowball the cockatoo – reviewed by our dance critic