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Magpie prompts comparisons with Aesop’s fable after using rocks to drink water from bottle

The video was widely shared on various social media platform, with many saying it seemed like a modern twist on the  fable about a thirsty crow.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | November 16, 2020 4:00:12 pm
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An enterprising magpie that wanted to drink water out of a bottle but couldn’t reach it, has prompted comparisons with the Aesop’s fable on a thirsty crow after it employed the same method told in the story.

In a clip shared by People’s Daily China, a magpie is seen adding small rocks into a bottle to raise the water level so that its beak can reach it.

The video was widely shared on Reddit and Twitter as well, with many saying it seemed like a modern twist on the  fable, with a bottle replacing the jar.

Here’s how people on the internet reacted to the video:

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