Researchers: Cockatoo species shows problem-solving ability

By The Christian Science Monitor
Friday, July 5, 2013 18:55 EDT
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Goffin's cockatoo in flight in harness [Wikipedia Commons]
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Da Vinci-code, bird-style: Cockatoos can solve complex puzzles (via The Christian Science Monitor)

These are birds with intellects to rival even those of Alfred Hitchock. Researchers have found that Goffin’s cockatoos can complete a complicated sequence of tasks in pursuit of a reward, suggesting that species’ cognitive ability to innovate solutions…

[Image: Goffin's cockatoo in flight in harness, via Wikipedia Commons]

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