Midday Palate Cleanser

Scissorhead Dennis Cole alerts us to another instance of a bird being a jerk:

Nov. 16 (UPI) — A British fire department said firefighters rushed to the scene of a fire alarm only to discover the culprit was actually a parrot mimicking an alarm noise.

 

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8 Responses to Midday Palate Cleanser

  1. Yep…birds are jerks, but parrots are wicked smart jerks.

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  2. Feline Mama says:

    Well, it could awake the humans & save their lives. Or, be a pain in the butt. When my cat heard this, he went in to overdrive to the bedroom. Too real !

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  3. M. Bouffant says:

    Back in the days when I had an alarm clock, some damn bird learned how to chirp its irritating digital sound, & I’d hear it being “sung” outside. Jerks indeed.

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  4. MDavis says:

    We have some kind of copy bird in a local parking lot. They must hang out at a machine shop of some kind. Hubby was there one day when someone recognized the birds’ replay of an accident at the shop.

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  5. Sirius Lunacy says:

    A friend of mine trained his cockatoo to respond to the question “do you talk” with “I can talk, can you fly?”

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