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Crows Bend Twigs Into Tools

by Pat Coate | October 06, 2007
"They do make tools, which is quite unusual. They do not just pick up any random twig."
- Christian Rutz, researcher

New Caledonia - Mounting tiny video cameras to the tail feathers of crows, researchers discovered that the birds use a variety of tools to seek food, and even make their own tools, plucking, smoothing and bending twigs and grass stems.

Especially good tools were kept for future use.

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