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Palm cockatoo: Why a unique ‘drumming’ bird is in peril

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Palm cockatoo: Why a unique ‘drumming’ bird is in perilThe palm cockatoo is thought to be the only bird species to use tools musically – drumming wood to attract a mate. Found only in Australia and neighbouring New Guinea, the species is facing a dramatic population decline, scientists say. Video by Isabelle Rodd Publishedduration8 hours…

The palm cockatoo is thought to be the only bird species to use tools musically – drumming wood to attract a mate.

Found only in Australia and neighbouring New Guinea, the species is facing a dramatic population decline, scientists say.

Video by Isabelle Rodd

Published
8 hours ago

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Australia

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