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How Smart Are Birds? Watch This Crow Solve 8 Complex Puzzles! VIDEO!

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife )

- 1558 days ago -
This wild crow, nicknamed 007, easily completed one of the most complex tests of the animal mind. The setup is that the bird only has ready access to a small stick, and a piece of food is stuck in an area that the stick won't reach.

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Pat B (356)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 6:31 am
A friend of mine found an orphaned baby crow, a couple years ago, and he/she does amazing things in the house, and is a beloved member of his family. This is amazing, that these birds have the fortitude to see through puzzles and be able to figure them out so well. Wonderful, isn't it? Thanks, Cher for this.

Ruth C (87)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 8:11 am
Its a gift from God, that is what they have.

Beth Tatum (95)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 12:45 pm
Animals are amazing, and really cool too!

Julie Botsch (12)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 1:18 pm
Thank You.

Connie O (44)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 2:36 pm
Very intelligent...ty

Angeles M (298)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 4:21 pm
Amazing! This crow is really Smart! Love it!

Carol W (0)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 5:18 pm
if that was a truly wild crow without any training that was didn't sound like an American Crow though; what is the scientific name of this british bird?

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 5:53 pm
All animals are intelligent, some more so than others. Thank you for the video.

Shawna S (45)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 9:49 pm
Crows are the bird equivalent to rodent raccoons. Smart little buggars!
Thanks :")

reft h (66)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 9:51 pm
I always knew crows were clever

Yvonne Taylor (37)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 7:56 am
This does not surprise me at all. I have rescued two crows in my life and kept them, but they were also free . I would like to mention they also have an incredible sense of humor and play practical jokes. I was always amazed with how smart they are. I would watch flocks of crows and you did not see how intelligent they really are that way until you know one individually. Two things anger me.. that people shoot them believing they are eating their crops, when in reality, for instance, my crows hated corn, but did like bugs. The other is believing splitting their tongues help them "talk"..mine never had split tongues and boy did they pick up words, some of the words they picked up at the gas station down the road would get them in trouble, he he.

Sara P (57)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 10:23 am
I agree with the comment of Nelson. Thanks a lot Cher.

Charlene Rush (79)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 9:47 pm
I guess we'll never know how much we underestimate our animal cousins.
Until we put them to the test, this knowledge will escape us.
Apparently, humans have some strange idea, that because they were not born with a voice box, similar to ours, they are beneath us in intelligence.
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