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Why a cockatoo trick in Australia has experts enthralled

A couple decades in the past, a Sydney scientist seen a sulfur-crested cockatoo opening his trash bin. Not every resident would be thrilled, but ornithologist Richard Significant was impressed by the ingenuity.

It’s fairly a feat for a fowl to grasp a bin lid with its beak, pry it open, then shuffle significantly ample alongside the bin’s edge that the lid falls backward — revealing edible trash treasures within.

Intrigued, Important teamed up with scientists in Germany to analyze how a lot of cockatoos uncovered this trick. In early 2018, they uncovered from a study of citizens that birds in

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