AJ the Parrot Is The Squaking New Darling of YouTube

By: Geebee Micro - Published: Mar 19, 2009 • References: myfriendaj & telegraph
One of the hottest stars on YouTube has been a parrot named AJ. The very trainable bird can dunk a basketball, play gold, do some gymnastic routines, and even roll over and play dead (the canine unions may be contacting him on that last one).

AJ doesn’t show any signs of slowing down, even though he’s now 18-years-old. His owner (personal trainer) Dave Cota, of Florida, encourages his pupil from the sidelines, and the parrot repeats the words of encouragement as he goes through his routines.

So, while AJ is an Indian Ringneck Parakeet, that hasn’t seemed to held him back from getting any jobs lately.

Now, if I could only get a custom-built golf course like AJ has (not to mention the pool table)… Stats for Basketball Playing Birds Trending: Older & Average
Research: 5,153 clicks in 374 w
Interest: > 3 minutes
Concept: Basketball Playing Birds
Related: 49 examples / 38 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55+
Comparison Set: 18 similar articles, including: 20 unusual & exotic pets, top 30 freaky animals, pets trends and furry discoveries in 2008, and cali dog surfing competition.