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Escaped parrots are teaching wild birds our language

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posted on Sep, 16 2011 @ 09:55 PM
First they learn our language
Say hi

Then the owners get lazy or underestimate their feathered pets
I'm Free!!

I for one welcome our flying overlords
Polly want a cracker NOW
edit on 16-9-2011 by marsbeatsmoon because: didn't embed video properly

posted on Sep, 16 2011 @ 09:58 PM
Dude, what happened to the video?
edit on 16-9-2011 by TsukiLunar because: (no reason given)

posted on Sep, 16 2011 @ 10:07 PM
The first source...the vid....the bird doesnt make a sound similar to Hi...whats that about???

If we cant teach wild birds our language...i doubt a parrot could

PLUS...they dont have the ability to speak, they dont have vocal chords

EDIT: And parrots mimic....they dont have the ability or brain power to construct meaningful sentences.
edit on 16-9-2011 by loves a conspiricy because: (no reason given)

posted on Sep, 16 2011 @ 10:19 PM
reply to post by TsukiLunar

Ha! I thought I farked up embedding the video, edited it out and lazily put another video without listening to it. Not epic but FAIL nonetheless.

posted on Sep, 16 2011 @ 10:48 PM

This is the first thing that came to my mind

posted on Sep, 17 2011 @ 12:46 AM
1000 years from now it will be the Planet of the Parrots!

posted on Sep, 17 2011 @ 01:38 AM
reply to post by marsbeatsmoon

Birds are pretty smart. I don't think they are teaching each other to talk. Could one repeat another talking bird? Yeah they can.

posted on Sep, 17 2011 @ 03:25 AM
I live near a port that is mostly bulk freight the kind that is not containerized.

There is a banana ship that comes in almost once a week with bananas that end up in your market.

Over the years a colony of illegals have taken up residence in one neighborhood.

A big flock of bright green parrots that is.

People new to the area are surprised to see them when they fly around at night.

I live to the west and one night I was in the backyard that abuts a school and its play ground area.

I heard loud bird sounds and looked up to see a flock of sea gulls flying in formation coming towards me.

As they passed over I looked up and flying in formation with them was one of those bright green parrots.

He was the guy making all the noise.
edit on 17-9-2011 by IamJustanAmerican because: (no reason given)

posted on Sep, 17 2011 @ 08:11 AM
My sister has an African grey parrot, Cicero, and this bird amazes me. She also has 3 cats and one in particular is a trouble maker. Sampson is always getting into things climbing, knocking things over and disturbing the other cats. When i am over there and Sampson is causing a ruckus, you can hear Cicero from the other room saying ' Sampson, stop it'. i think they are one of the most intelligent species. He even said 'Whoops' when i tripped on a step going from the kitchen to living room. Some of his phrases include, but are not limited to: Love you; got to go to the store; want a carrot; whatcha doin; laughing sounds; telephone ringing and on and on.

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