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Get the Food in the Tube

A couple of ravens have the opportunity to get a small bucket of food out of a tube by pulling it up with a piece of wire. One fails and gives the opportunity to the other. This one figures out how to bend the wire and hook it on the handle of the bucket. Pretty clever, we’d say.

Think this was impressive? See what the ravens do to get their treat on page 3.

Photo credit: Ron Mead

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8:06PM PDT on Apr 5, 2015

Such and awesome bird and videos, thank you for sharing.

8:04PM PDT on Apr 5, 2015

Very smart ravens, reminds me of the crows we have in Australia, great videos thank you for sharing,

7:02AM PDT on Apr 18, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

4:44AM PST on Jan 10, 2013

smart birds! thanks

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12:05PM PDT on Apr 25, 2012

Great to watch.
Thank you

7:11AM PDT on Apr 24, 2012

Crow we call Kaaka .Black. In colour very greedy.and cunning.

9:05PM PDT on Apr 22, 2012

I saw one putting a hard walnut on a tram-road and wait until tram pass and crack it open, and then the one soaking a hard peace of bread in the paddle. I also saw 2 chasing a rabbit but they couldn't catch him (thankfully). There's no doubt in their intelligence. I think they can understand and speak a lots of words too. I shore hope the ones in second video are not in captivity.

2:40PM PDT on Apr 22, 2012

Great article and videos, thanks so much..

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@Paul L: Mind you : the tongue is also a very important diagnostic in TCM :-).


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