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]