Video: Researcher Unearths Decades-Old Recording of 'Talking' Duck


A remarkable recording of a musk duck uttering the phrase "you bloody fool" has amazed researchers as it is reportedly the first documentation of such a creature demonstrating the ability to mimic human speech. Amazingly, the shocking display actually occurred around three decades ago, but was only recently rediscovered when an animal behavior professor in the Netherlands named Carel ten Cate noticed a passing mention of the case in an old book. "When I read it at first I thought, 'it’s a hoax, it can’t be true,'" he marveled, "but it turned out to be true."

Listen to Ripper 'speak' and find out more on this story at the Coast to Coast AM website.


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