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Crow shows she's no bird-brain

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Thomas Newton, Aug 9, 2002.

  1. Thomas Newton

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    CNN.com - Crow shows she's no bird-brain
    There is a major error towards the end of the article. It should read:
     
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    These birds have always fascinated me. Actually, the whole family of crows, Ravens, Jays, Magpies, Nutcrackers are all highly intelligent. The crow is known to be the most intelligent avian in Canada. Now if only I could get rid of the magpies sqwauking outside my window at 5 in the morning [​IMG]
     
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    My 2 pet parrots have taught me that birds can be very intelligent, if sometimes inscrutable. Mimicry is only the tip of the iceberg. They also demonstrate problem solving skills. They learn to manipulate small objects, easily unhooking/unscrewing toys attached to their cages, and if they can reach the latch, they can pop out of their cages almost as fast as I can close the door (getting them easily accessible "escape-proof" cages was fairly expensive)
    I'm not surprised that the article mentioned Alex.
     

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