The world often functions in strange ways and takes us by surprise. But it's also its inhabitants who can be equally weird when it comes to unparalleled levels of strangeness. So, no matter how old you might be, you must have already come across a zillion instances when humans have acted way surprisingly than is normally acceptable in our society.
But, what about other species who cohabit with us on this planet? Though no match to the level of weirdness humans have attained so far, animals and birds have also joined the bandwagon of strangeness every once in a while, just like this African grey parrot, Rocco.
After witnessing the abusive parrot who gave it off to the firefighter trying to rescue it, meet this latest entrant into the scene. This errant African grey parrot named Rocco recently discovered how to operate his owner's Alexa, and used the device to place multiple orders on Amazon, thereby catching a lot of public attention.
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According to the DailyMail, it all started when people at the National Animal Welfare Trust sanctuary decided to do something about Rocco, fearing its bad behaviour would upset visitors. That is when a worker named Marion Wischnewski decided to take Rocco in and brought him to his house in Oxfordshire.
Soon, the mischievous parrot managed to “befriend” Alexa and used his species' natural ability of mimicking voices to place orders on Amazon with his “friend's” help. However as per a Sunday Times report, owing to the parental lock on Wischnewski's Amazon account, the purchases weren't successful.
But don't be fooled into believing that Rocco is just an innocent bird who doesn't know what it's doing, because apart from figuring out how to order goodies on Amazon, he can also use Alexa to play music, tell him jokes and even makes conversations! WHAA?!