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Re: MSNBC.com Article: Crows share tricks of the trade
Unlikely. Corvids are very intelligent birds with a remarkable ability to
learn complex behavior, only parrots come close as far as I know.
On the other hand learning things like migration routes, traditional
resting and feeding areas and so on from older birds (often parents) is
fairly common among birds. However I am uncertain to what extent this
behavior is primitive within neornithines. It is certainly widespread in
At 19:05 2006-11-01, Ian Paulsen wrote:
I wonder if dinos could do this?
Crows share tricks of the trade
Scientists have found that crows living on different parts of the island
display variations in tool shapes, a discovery that suggests young crows
learn to fashion tools in a particular way from relatives and other crows