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Can this sulphur-crested cockatoo solve a 3D-printed puzzle?

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.

puzzle plan
cockatoo trying to solve puzzle
Bonus Kookaburra cameo, too.

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Bonus: A raccoon demonstrates her problem solving skills.

via Laughing Squid.

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