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University of Oxford News Office Goffin's cockatoos can learn how to make and use wooden tools from each other, a new study has found. The discovery, made by scientists from Oxford University, the University of Vienna, and the Max Planck Institute at Seewiesen, is thought to be the first controlled experimental evidence for the social transmission of tool use in any bird species. Goffin's cockatoo (Cacatua goffini) is a curious species of Indonesian parrot not known to use tools in...
The Goffin's Cockatoo or Tanimbar Cockatoo, Cacatua goffini, is a species of cockatoo native to Indonesia. Wild populations of this bird are threatened due to habitat loss and illegal trapping. Wild trade of goffins is illegal, however those born and bred in captivity are permitted to be traded and kept as pets. They weigh about .8 lbs. and are about 12.2 inches long. Males and females are identical in appearance. At first sight it appears to be a white cockatoo with some salmon-pink face...
The Ducorps' Cockatoo (Cacatua ducorpsii) is a species of cockatoo endemic to the Solomon Islands. This small white cockatoo is larger than the Goffin's Cockatoo yet smaller than the Umbrella Cockatoo. Notable features of this cockatoo include a blue eye ring and a recumbent crest which resembles a sail in its raised state.
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