Male Cockatoos Use Drumming To Woo Mates

We may earn a commission from links on this page.

Researchers have found that male cockatoos craft drumstick-like tools that they use to attract mates by drumming a steady beat for up to 30 minutes at a time. What do you think?

“I guess the primal desire for a man who can keep a steady beat crosses all species boundaries.”

Danielle Munson • Tin Corrugator

“Sure, if you want to hook up with the kind of cockatoo who likes the drummer.”

Tim Voukydis • Mascot Promoter


“Man, I can’t compete with that.”

Jason Dupuis • Filtration Expert