Police in Brockville, Ontario, responded to a call Friday about a woman in distress behind a restaurant in the north end of town.
Instead, it was a parrot screeching a number of human expressions it had learned, including what must have sounded like calls for help.
Parrots being mistaken for people is more common than you might think.
Parrots: they're a party!
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