Clever Parrot Asks Alexa To Add Pulled Port To Owner’s Shopping List

Personally, I’m not much of a bird person. I find them a bit shifty, especially the ones that talk.

It might come from an encounter I shared with a parrot that freaked me out a bit. I was at a friend’s house for a party way back in college, when I went to the bathroom to fix my makeup. While in the bathroom, I hear a “hello” coming from behind the tub’s shower curtain. Needless to say, it freaked me out a bit.

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You can imagine how weirded out one bird owner must have been to witness their parrot’s late-night activities.

Needless to say, it was funny, and it also solved a very puzzling mystery the owner had been experiencing.

Photo: TikTok/@maxtheafricangrey

Max Franklin is an African grey parrot who has fondness for pulled pork. In fact, he’s like pork so much so, that the clever 21-year-old bird figured out how to add “pulled pork” to his owner’s shopping list!

Max managed to do this by mimicking the sound of his owner’s voice. He’d then ask Alexa to put his favorite treat onto the shopping list.

Photo: TikTok/@maxtheafricangrey

Imagine that!

As his owner remarked about the parrot’s nighttime activities on TikTok, “I wondered why I kept getting pulled pork added to my shopping list.”

You got to love when pets do their own sneaky tricks to outsmart their owners.

Watch the clever parrot in the TikTok clip down below:


♬ original sound – Max Franklin

Has your parrot ever tried something similar? Let us know!

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