University of Oxford
Goffin's cockatoos can learn how to make and use wooden tools from each other, a new study has found. The discovery is thought to be the first controlled experimental evidence for the social transmission of tool use in any bird species.
|Cockatoos can learn how to make tools from each other, scientists from Oxford University, the University of Vienna, and the Max Planck Institute at Seewiesen, have found. Image: after watching another bird demonstrate Kiwi manufactures a tool. (Photo : A. Auersperg/ Eurekalert )|