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Penticton :: Canada | 1 month ago

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Have you seen the video of clever barn swallows that learned to open an underground bike garage at the University of Victoria?...The swallows trip a motion detector, activating a mechanism that opens doors flanked by chain-link fences. This allows

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California City :: CA :: USA | 4 months ago

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Aesop's fable that told us how smart the thirsty crow was. Scientists have now discovered that crows are as intelligent as a seven-year-old child. Their abilities to make tools, such as prodding sticks and hooks which they use to pick up out grubs

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Auckland :: New Zealand | 5 months ago

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Auckland University lecturer Dr Alex Taylor used a Caledonian crow in problem-solving tests...An Auckland University researcher put the New Caledonian crow through a complex eight-stage puzzle and, true to his James Bond namesake, watched him solve

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California City :: CA :: USA | 5 months ago

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11 February 2014 3 View comments James Bond is known for his ability to make the best of a bad situation, but a crow called 007 has also proved to be a top notch problem solver. The cunning crow has solved one of the most complex tests of the animal

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Nouméa :: New Caledonia | 9 months ago

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Many animal species use tools, from insects, elephants and sea urchins to apes, badgers and octopuses, but there are only two animals who make hooks to catch food: humans and crows. Why we both do this is a mystery and unraveling it could explain the

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Vienna :: Austria | over 1 year ago

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A captive-bred Goffin's cockatoo has surprised researchers by spontaneously making and using "tools" to reach food...The team believe Figaro's feat is the first recorded instance of tool-making among parrots. The study, published in the journal

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Vienna :: Austria | over 1 year ago

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The latest human-like ability from the animal world is being displayed by a cockatoo in Vienna, who is the first member of the parrot family to exhibit tool-making ability. In his aviary at Vienna University, Figaro has been observed fashioning

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New York City :: NY :: USA | almost 2 years ago

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Crows living in a controlled environment have shown that they possess a sophisticated form of reasoning believed to be a hallmark of humanity alone, Wired writes: A type of sophisticated thinking known as causal reasoning [is] inferring that

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Cambridge :: United Kingdom | almost 2 years ago

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Researchers have found that crows were more likely to forage when they could attribute changes in their environment due to human presence. According to a study, this behaviour may suggest complex cognition.

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London :: United Kingdom | over 2 years ago

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Crow intelligence Researchers are finding that crows use complex reasoning -- and tools -- to obtain food A New Caledonian crow, Corvus moneduloides , fashions tools out of sticks and other materials in order to "fish" for food. Image: Gavin Hunt /

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