Cockatoo shows tool-making skills

Cockatoo shows tool-making skills

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#1 Nov 6, 2012
"Researchers in Austria recorded the cockatoo - named Figaro - repeatedly breaking off splinters from a wooden beam and using them to reach nuts on the other side of his wire enclosure.

The team believe Figaro's feat is the first recorded instance of tool-making among parrots."

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/20170195

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Since: Dec 06

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#2 Nov 6, 2012
So I guess that would make the splinters Cockatools?

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