An interesting item on avian intelligence

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Subject: An interesting item on avian intelligence
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Sat, 9 May 2009 19:51:51 +1000
Somone will probably tell me it's been proven otherwise, but I'm a little wary 
of attributing too much intelligence to crows, etc. It might be that they have 
somehow evolved very advanced skills for getting things out of holes with 
sticks, but not for much else.

Once they've evolved the instinct to get a stick, and (remarkably) to modify 
one end as a hook, there's not that much to it.

Peter Shute

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