Take A Look As This Talented Ferret Plays The Piano
Ferrets are strange and interesting pets that make for fun companions with their own idiosyncrasies and quirks. They are also thieves. Did you know that that the word ferret is derived from the Latin word furittus, which means “little thief”. There is some thought that the name references the fact that most ferret have a penchant for stealing small, and some not small items, for themselves.
What we have here is a unique case of a ferret taking special interest in playing the piano. This little guy climbs up on the chair and right away starts taking interesting in what those white little keys do. As he figures out that they make a noise once he steps on them he intentionally continues to tap on them.
Watch as Clipper the ferret practices his piano skills! According to his owner, his climbed onto the chair and started playing without any encouragement. His favorite songs are 'Fur Elise' and 'Pop Goes the Weasel', but in this instance, he simply shows off an improvised piece! How cool is that?
Did you know that a group of ferrets is called a “business”. Ferrets, unlike polecats, like to live in groups, and prefer to sleep in enclosed areas. Ferrets naturally like to horde things. Some research suggested that it is a leftover instinctual response. If a wild ferret, or polecat, kills something but doesn’t eat it all they are likely to hide it so something else doesn’t get it.