Parrot uses Amazon Alexa to order items while owner is away

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African grey parrots are known for their ability to mimic speech.

Apparently, Rocco had gotten used to hearing and seeing his owners talk to Amazon's virtual assistant that he learned to use it too when they are gone.

Before his accidental online shopping habit, Rocco the African Gray parrot was put up for adoption by the National Animal WelfaTrust sanctuary because it feared his swearing would scare visitors, the Daily Mail reported on December 14. NAWT reported on Friday that Rocco has "fallen in love" with Wischnewski's Alexa device.

However, it's not only ordering food that Rocco has mastered, but it also uses Amazon Alexa to entertain himself.

"Rocco and Alexa chat away to each other all day", she added. She sometimes comes home to him playing romantic music through the Echo. The parrot has attempted to order lightbulbs, ice cream and a kite. In fact this "skill" had landed Rocco in trouble previously when he had to be relocated from the National Animal Welfare Trust sanctuary in Berkshire due to his "bad language", according to a report by BBC.

Imitating his owner, the parrot managed to order stuff like fruit, snacks, and even a kettle, so his human has to now check her account every day to make sure she cancels any orders that Rocco made.

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