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No hands, no problem: clever parrots craft and wield tools

Goffin’s cockatoo

Who’re you calling a bird brain? Some wild Goffin’s cockatoos can make a tool kit and put it to work to access tasty treats. Credit: Lynn M. Stone/Nature Picture Library/Alamy

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Nature 597, 155 (2021)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-02381-1

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