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Re: MSNBC.com Article: Crows share tricks of the trade
Japanese crows are smarter than others...
Smart, yes, but some American crows have been known for quite a while
now to do the same thing by placing nuts just behind the wheels of _parked_
cars, then just sit and wait for a car to pull out, crack the nut, then dive
down and get the tasty, if now treaded, nut meat inside, without having to
worry about virtually any traffic at all.
Jerry D. Harris
Director of Paleontology
Dixie State College
225 South 700 East
St. George, UT 84770 USA
Phone: (435) 652-7758
Fax: (435) 656-4022
"Actually, it's a bacteria-run planet, but
mammals are better at public relations."
-- Dave Unwin