A lady buys two parrots, but is warned that one of them is very fierce. Upon visiting the cage the next day and removing the cover, much to her grief one parrot is dead.
Feeling rather cross, she decides to buy a larger parrot to share the cage. The next day she gets up and removes the cover from the cage, only to find this bird dead and the fierce parrot looking pleased with himself.
Not to be outdone, she decides to buy an eagle to live with the parrot. The next day she removes the cover from the cage to find the eagle dead as well.
However, the parrot had lost all its feather and says to the lady,
"I had to take my coat of for that one ..."