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This Swearing Bird Is Everything You Would Want In A Pet

Eric is a "fucking legend".

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A video showing an Australian Corella called Eric having a war of words with a pet dog has gone viral.

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It has been viewed almost half-a-million times and has even made it to the top page of Reddit. In it, Eric can clearly be heard dropping the "c-bomb."

Who's a pretty bird?

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Eric has become so popular, that his owner Sharon Curle decided to make a Facebook page dedicated to him. It now has almost 10,000 members, where people can watch a number of videos of Eric and his foul mouth.

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Erics thousands of fans can't seem to get enough.

Yep, he's fast becoming an Aussie legend.
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Yep, he's fast becoming an Aussie legend.

Group members have also posted videos of their own talking birds... although nowhere near as brutal or hilarious as Eric.

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And you know you've made it when you get turned into a meme.

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Speaking to BuzzFeed News, Eric's owner, Sharon, said that Eric picked up the swearing from her husband who is an avid Carlton supporter. Since the Blues aren't performing too well this season, there has been a lot of swearing at the TV.

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However, Sharon says that the times where Eric refers to himself as a "fucking legend", has come from her son, who is a North Melbourne supporter.

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Sharon has been overwhelmed with the attention and says she has heaps more videos of Eric to share. Onya Eric!

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