New study identifies kea as more intelligent than previously thought

New Zealand’s native kea are well-known for wreaking havoc on cars and anything else they can get their beaks on.

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But new research also shows the New Zealand native is also at high risk of extinction. Source: Sunday

But according to a new study, the world’s only alpine parrot is even smarter than we thought. 

The study shows kea use probability or the likelihood of getting what they want, to make decisions - proving they are capable of making complex choices.

Kea. Source: Sunday

Yet they are also at high risk of extinction because of predators and people.

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