Crows

When I took avian ecology in university my professor, Warren Pulich, always professed that crows are the smartest of birds. He said getting their skins (used for identification classes) was difficult, because they always knew when you were out to catch them. Now it appears, he wasn’t just telling a tall Texas tale….. “These results show that crows will avoid an area or thing that is deemed dangerous to their own species. In other words, they know what death is and know to fear it.” Read more…