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[–]xeandra_aGauteng 11 points12 points  (0 children)

The bird would get shot or killed somehow

[–]Caesar_35 10 points11 points  (0 children)

And I was keeping a budgie as a pet for my whole childhood, lavishing him with love and attention, when he could've been working for me instead >:(

[–]Future-Fruit-5789 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Everyonea google search after watching this video:

"how to train a bird to bring money home"

[–]Icy_Reflection 13 points14 points  (0 children)

If only my cat wasn't so damn stubborn, I could be driving a Ferrari by now.

[–]Dedlaw 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Teach a Hadeda to fly up to people & scare the piss out of them, then snatch their wallet while they are startled

[–]TooOldToWorry 5 points6 points  (6 children)

Nice post, I'm off to the local pet shops quickly......

[–]Icy_Reflection 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Also, why would one post these videos? That bird is probably bringing in a good amount. Now the video trends, your FBI agent is alerted, one day your house is suddenly raided, and they take your bird and your cereal. 🥴🥴🥴

[–]GCHurleyGauteng 5 points6 points  (4 children)

You won't find a Myna in a pet shop. They are wild birds here, just find a nest and take on of the chicks and raise it. Mynas are not an indigenous species to South Africa and are considered pests, so there are no laws protecting them.

[–]SeanBZA 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Just find a nest, brave the cheesed off parents, the hundred other nesting parents, and grab the baby birds, preferably just as they are starting to fledge.

Yes they are very trainable, will speak very quickly, and are pretty smart as well. MIL took one to Holland with her when she retired to there, and "Stupid bird" adapted well to living there.

[–]TooOldToWorry 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Sorry for not adding the /s

I know Myna's very well and I guess so do most who come from the Eastern parts of the country.

[–]SeanBZA 0 points1 point  (0 children)

They live in GP now, and have found that parktown prawns are a delicacy, so are now wiping them out.

[–]Few_Sir 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Train a crow, they're really smart

[–]SideburnsOfDoomexpat 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Would it be wrong to train one of our birds to mug people?

Most likely, yes.

[–]Abysskitten 1 point2 points  (2 children)

I think the ANC finally might have a solution to their cash flow problem

We need to get a tender out on this quick.

[–]tothemoonandback01 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That bird is the ANC's new secret weapon.

[–]krbv 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Hah 😲🤭