Image Gallery: A Crafty Cockatoo Uses Tools

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Meet Figaro, the Tool-Crafting Cockatoo

Credit: Alice Auersperg
This Goffin's cockatoo named Figaro is believed to be the first parrot ever observed to craft tools for reaching food and other objects.
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