Cockatoos proven able to create tools
Author Gillan Williams
Date 17th November 2016
Behavioural Science is a wide and varied field. This week one of our Directors, Prof Alex Kacelnik, appeared on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme to explain some exciting new findings.
Researchers at Oxford and Vienna University have shown that Goffin’s cockatoos can make and use tools out of different materials to reach a reward.
Professor Alex Kacelnik from the University of Oxford’s Department of Zoology explained the significance of their findings.
Click here to watch the cockatoo in action.
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