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Police in Brazil took a parrot into custody Monday after it alerted two alleged drug dealers to authorities’ presence, according to The Guardian.

As police prepared to raid a suspected drug den in the northern state of Piauí, the bird yelled “Mamãe, polícia!,” Portuguese for “Mama, police!,” according to the report.

The article goes on to state the following:

“He must have been trained for this,” an officer involved in the operation told Brazilian broadcaster Globo. “As soon as the police got close he started shouting.”

Despite the bird’s efforts to warn its owners, a man and teenage girl, the suspected crack dealers were also arrested, according to The Washington Post, citing local reports.

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