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Tumblr Thread: Informative Facts About How Cool Crows Are

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    Font - heliosapollo yes hello i am here to learn geometries girlwithalessonplan Follow That crow is more prepared than some of my students. standbyfortitanfall You've all just like, completely skipped over the possibility that this crow has seen people using pens in this room, found one, and is trying to return it. There's been videos of crows picking up sweet wrappers and stuff and placing them in bins after seeing humans put their litter in bins. I really do believe that this crow is trying to

    We have seen too many videos and read too many stories about how smart crows are to believe that this is in any way an accident. This crow has definitely seen students in there using pencils and thought that it was only the responsible thing to return this lost pencil to its original owner. 

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    Font - angelalchemy THEY ARE SO SMART I LOVE THEM laurelai Crows are thought to be self aware by some scientists. Its perfectly possible the crow wants to return the pen to humans. Knowing it belongs to humans. dduane Follow Corvids. Who KNOWS. :)

    The more you learn about crows, the more you'll love them. They seriously get such a bad reputation what with the whole 'a group of crows is called a 'murder'' thing. Pssh. They do not deserve this treatment. They're too cool. It's time to give them the love that they've earned. 

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    Font - offendedfunyarinpa Another cool crow deal: Once, when trying to assess if crows could reason and use tools, scientists had two crows who didn't know each other each take a wire from a table (one was hooked, one was straight) and try to grab meat from a bottle with it. The crows could see each other, though they had separate bottles. Only the straight wire worked for this, so they hypothesized that if crows could reason, the second trial would have the two crows fighting over the straight
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    Font - havocados Crows are definitely smarter than humans thefingerfuckingfemalefury Follow Helpful little feathered friends :) Returning lost stationary to its owners and being adorable :) unshaped THERE'S A TEACHER ON TUMBLR???
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    Font - Keep the paddysnuffles Follow wel Cool facts about crows: 1. Crows understand the concept of gifts. There's a little girl who started feeding the murder by her house and they started bringing her trinkets (cool pebbles, coins, shiny things, bleached animal bones, etc) as a thank you.
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    Font - 2. Crows remember who has been kind to them and tell other crows about the nice humans. There are various examples of people who have helped crows and the crows not only come back to say hi, but also bring friends who need help over for the nice human to help.
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    Font - 3. Crows are the only other animal known to make tools in order to make another tool. 4. Crows have been proven to have a sense of self If you mark them with a coloured dot that they can see and then show them their reflection in a mirror they soon realize that the reflection is them and not another crow.
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    Font - 5. Crows have regional dialects and accents. They are also able to copy each other's dialects and accents to fit in if they move to an area where the accent is different. 6. Crows regularly visit their parents after leaving the nest. They also regularly live with their parents after reaching adulthood to help with raising their younger siblings for up to five years before moving out.
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    Font - the-witch-maker Follow 7. Crows have some form of complex communication that we haven't figured out yet. Experiments have been done wherein some people in masks harassed and terrorized a small group of crows until they became aggressive at the sight of the masks. They were then introduced to another group, allowed to mingle, and separated once more. Guess what happened when the second group saw the people in masks? They attacked. This group of crows had never experienced any harassment fi
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    Font - 8: Crows are excellent mimics just like parrots, and may adopt an unusual sound as a sort of "family crest" to show that they belong to the same group. Sometimes it's another bird's call. Sometimes it's an actual word. Or a dog barking. just imagine hearing a bunch of dogs barking and looking up to see a huge flock of crows.

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