Video Feature: Cockatoos Make Tools from Different Materials

November 30, 2016 | University of Oxford

Photo credit: Screen capture from video by University of Oxford

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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