Hebrew-speaking parrot warns the world: ‘Don’t go out!’


Hebrew-speaking parrot warns the world: ‘Don’t go out!’

Luca’s Israeli owners taught the bird the new words while holed up in their home because of Covid-19

Eli Berzlon

A talking parrot in Israel has a playful message for a world gripped by the coronavirus crisis: “Don’t go out!”

In crystal-clear Hebrew, Luca the parrot squawks “there is corona” and “don’t go out”, repeatedly echoing official health warnings.

Israel has ordered people to stay at home to slow the contagion’s spread, and billboards reinforce the message in Hebrew and Arabic...

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