Cocka-Tool Box

Cockatoos have already impressed us once in the past month with their remarkable trash-picking cliques.
 
This week, we learned that the enterprising parrots also make their own cutlery—presumably with which to eat said trash?
 
While Goffin’s cockatoos are said to be as smart as a 3-year-old human, this revelation suggests they may be even smarter, Science reports.
 
Instead of manually shoving food into their faces, they make their own spoons!
 
Other items in the cocka-tool box: The bird equivalent of crowbar and an ice pick, making them unlikely contenders for beings we wouldn’t want to meet in a dark alley…

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