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Crows can use mirrors to find food – NZ scientists

Kent posted in on September 20th, 2011.

Auckland University researchers testing wild-caught crows’ reactions to mirrors found the birds did not recognise themselves but did find cached food items by studying their reflections. The results, published in the journal Animal Behaviour, put the birds in an elite group of species — which includes primates and elephants — known to be able to […]

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