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Originally posted by junglejake
But if you're not vegitarian, you should kill them and eat them?
Sure, that's good deductive reasoning, you got it.
The cockatoos around my neighborhood here are very self-aware gang members and vandals. Safety in numbers they reckon.
Originally posted by DeusEx
Self aware....self aware is the concept that there is an I pronoun. The being can say "I am..."
And no, your parrots aren't aware of their own existence. It isn't something they question or even think about.
Originally posted by Flinx
I've seen evidence before that parrots are able to put together human language, but this seems to go above and beyond.
So, if an "animal" can actually speak English (not just repeating) doesn't that qualify them as a sentient creture? Wouldn't this mean that we have AT LEAST two intelligent species on this planet?