Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help    |   Cookie Policy    |   Privacy Policy    RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

Parrot's cries for help prompt police call-out


Posted on Monday, 6 January, 2020 | Comment icon 6 comments

The parrot was not arrested (file photo). Image Credit: CC BY 2.0 Michael Gwyther-Jones
An ill-behaved pet parrot named Rambo recently prompted a neighbor to call the emergency services.
The troublesome bird became the subject of a police investigation earlier this month after it kept screaming "Let me out! Let me out! Ohhh! Ohhh! Ohhh!" while outside with its owner.

It wasn't long before four officers from the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrived on the scene.

It turned out that a neighbor had heard the parrot and was concerned that someone was in trouble.

"I was changing the brakes on my wife's car and had my 40-year-old parrot, Rambo, on his outside perch where he sings and talks," the parrot's owner stated.
"Sometime later four police officers showed up saying a neighbor called because she heard a woman screaming for help. I promptly introduced the officers to Rambo and we all had a good laugh."

"Afterward, I also introduced Rambo to the neighbor who called in the screaming. She too had a good laugh. Sometimes Rambo yells 'help, help, let me out'."

"Something I taught him when I was a kid and Rambo lived in a cage."

Footage of the incident can be viewed below.


Source: Huffington Post | Comments (6)

Tags: Parrot, Police

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by AllPossible on 6 January, 2020, 22:43
Polly was then shot multiple times after resisting arrest. He lived & is now in a new cage downtown.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Stiff on 6 January, 2020, 23:23
Best story this week!  Best story this week!  Best story this week!   
Comment icon #3 Posted by Seti42 on 7 January, 2020, 4:55
The cops wouldn't shoot it, it's not a blackbird. 
Comment icon #4 Posted by AllPossible on 7 January, 2020, 7:05
He's colored though.
Comment icon #5 Posted by mdbuilder on 7 January, 2020, 15:37
They'd probably have no reason to.
Comment icon #6 Posted by Dustyrose33 on 8 January, 2020, 4:17
Parrots can make a wide range of vocalizations.   My brother had an African Grey Congo that would holler "Mel, telephone", while he was in the shower.   Thinking it was his wife's voice he'd get out of the shower to get to the phone, only to find out it was the bird and not his wife calling him to the phone.


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

6677461
278748
184477

 
Is there a scientific explanation for deja vu ?
4-1-2020
Most of us will have experienced deja vu at some point in our lives, but what exactly causes this sensation ?
Astronaut pee could help to build Moon base
3-31-2020
The urine of the first lunar settlers could be used as a construction material to help build new structures.
Cops bust man who was 'teaching dog to drive'
3-31-2020
No, teaching your dog how to drive a car is not an appropriate use of your time during self-isolation.
Turkey Mountain 'Bigfoot' caught on camera
3-31-2020
Visitors to the Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area have been reporting sightings of a strange creature.
Stories & Experiences
In over my head
3-3-2020 | CA
 
Stranger at night
3-3-2020 | Merritt Island, FL, U.S.
 
The babysitter
2-8-2020 | ON
 
Mystery brain surgery and JFK
2-7-2020 | Toronto Ontario Canada
 
 
I keep bringing spirits home
2-7-2020 | Michigan
 
Dog and Jamaican statue
1-10-2020 | Canada
 
 
Life changing experience
12-19-2019 | Australia
 
Unexplained smoke or fog
12-19-2019 | West Texas, USA
 

         More stories | Send us your story
Featured Videos
Gallery icon 
10 strange things about our solar system
Posted 3-17-2020 | 0 comments
A look at some of the most mysterious things about our solar system.
 
Lizzie - Scotland's other loch monster
Posted 3-8-2020 | 0 comments
Amelia Dimoldenberg investigates the Loch Ness Monster's neighbor.
 
Adam Savage and Spot
Posted 2-14-2020 | 4 comments
Adam Savage tests out Boston Dynamics' impressive Spot robot.
 
 View: More videos
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.712 Unexplained-Mysteries.com (c) 2001-2020
Terms   |   Privacy Policy   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ