Can Wild Parrots Solve Puzzles? Parrots are famous for their intelligence. Sulphur-crested cockatoos are particularly notorious for their curiosity and their ability to cause exploratory destruction to human-made structures in the cities where they live.
Sydney, Australia-based maker Angus Deveson create a 3D-printed and laser cut puzzle to test the ingenuity of a wild Sulphur-crested cockatoo where he lives. Watch the Maker’s Muse video above.
Bonus Kookaburra cameo, too.
Watch more smart bird videos on TKSST:
• Goffin’s cockatoos try to create tools to reach a treat
• A wild crow solves a puzzle in 8 parts
• Kea parrots understand probabilities
• The smart New Zealand Kea
• More Evidence Birds Can Count: Where’d that other mealworm go?
Bonus: A raccoon demonstrates her problem solving skills.
via Laughing Squid.
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