Colombian Drug Cartels’ Newest Weapon: Parrot Lookouts

The Telegraph reports on Colombian police’s seizure of a parrot that served as a lookout for a drug cartel — the Spanish-speaking bird cries, “run, run you are going to get caught” upon spotting uniformed officers. Here’s the staggering part: authorities say they have seized nearly 1,700 parrots that were similarly under the employ of drug traffickers.

4 Comments on "Colombian Drug Cartels’ Newest Weapon: Parrot Lookouts"

  1. R J Banger | Oct 5, 2010 at 8:35 am |

    Thats too obvious, i think thats a decoy as to their real lookouts

  2. R J Banger | Oct 5, 2010 at 4:35 am |

    Thats too obvious, i think thats a decoy as to their real lookouts

  3. Ironaddict06 | Oct 5, 2010 at 2:42 pm |

    You have to give it to drug cartels-for being very innovative.

  4. Ironaddict06 | Oct 5, 2010 at 10:42 am |

    You have to give it to drug cartels-for being very innovative.

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