Police in southwestern England were able to track down a bird thief (apparently at the top of their to-do list these days) after the parrot he stole managed to leave them a vital clue. Tristand Maidment stole Mickey the Macaw from a pet shop in Frome, England, last month, after a lengthy search to find a pet with a name dumber than his own.
Though Maidment said he did not remember it, Mickey bit him during the struggle, or fracas, or whatever you would call this kind of a fight, and the bite was apparently serious enough to leave a trail of blood that police were able to use to obtain a DNA match.
Mickey's owner was not surprised by the heroism of his parrot, who he described as "notoriously bad-tempered."
Link: AP via MyWay News