Video: Crow goes sledding down rooftop
Posted by Fred Patten on Wed 18 Jan 2012 - 14:58 —
Edited by GreenReaper as of Sat 25 Jan 2014 - 23:09
People, including scientists, have wondered for ages how intelligent crows are; alternately, under what conditions crows (or other animals) ever use tools as humans do. A recent video, shot at long distance in an uncontrolled situation, shows striking evidence of this. A crow finds a jar lid and takes it up to a snowy rooftop, where it stands on the lid and sleds down the roof. It then picks up the lid, returns to the rooftop, and sleds down again. Repeatedly.
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a retired former librarian from North Hollywood, California, interested in general anthropomorphics
heh, very cute :D
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