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These Australian ducks learn to insult humans | Digital Trends Spanish

Some species of animals, especially birds, are capable of reproducing some words spoken by humans. Some are even capable of insulting people. Now research points out that musk ducks, a wild aquatic bird native to Australia, are also capable of imitating sounds. In fact, in a video published by New Scientist magazine, one of these specimens can be heard pronouncing "you bloody fool", probably in reference to a former caretaker. This research was published in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B, and has shown that ducks can imitate sounds of other birds and human sounds. "Acquiring vocalizations by learning them from other individuals is only known in a limited number of animal groups," the Leiden University scientists write in this new work. “Here we ...