Smart Cockatoo Makes Tools To Get Food


I, for one, welcome our new bird overlords. No, of course not, but it is pretty striking to me, what birds can do to get to some food. Probably like humans when it is four o’clock in the morning (but we don’t get over 100.000 views on that!)…

“Researchers from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna and the University of Oxford report that Goffin cockatoos can make and use elongated- tools of appropriate shape and length out of amorphous materials, suggesting that the birds can anticipate how the tools will be used.”


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