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Owner shocked to find pet parrot responsible for ordering mystery package online

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Sep 20, 2017, 6:10 pm IST
Updated : Sep 20, 2017, 6:12 pm IST

The owner got a notification for an order she never placed, and realised her African grey, Buddy was the culprit

Buddy with owner Corienne Prestorius and the voice-controlled gadget. (Photo: Corienne Prestorius Instagram)
 Buddy with owner Corienne Prestorius and the voice-controlled gadget. (Photo: Corienne Prestorius Instagram)

Corienne Pretorius, owner of the five-year-old African grey parrot called Buddy was surprised when she got a notification for a mystery online order she never placed.

Pretorius could not place when she ordered a  £10 set of gift boxes when she received a notification.

 

39-year-old Corienne lives in Greenwich, South East London with her civil engineer husband Jan, 45, and 8-year-old son Jaden. However, she soon realised that neither on them were responsible for the order. 

She said to the Sun, “I couldn’t believe it when I realised that Buddy had made the order."

The parrot used a voice-controlled gadget to place the order online by impersonating its owner.  

 

The hilarious parrot also enjoys mimicking the pet cat that Corienne owns. 

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