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Crows can use mirrors to find food – NZ scientists

Peter Griffin 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 […]

Dom Post: Stone the crows – it’s the first time I’ve heard of that

Peter Griffin posted in on February 8th, 2010.

Bob Brockie of the Dominion Post discusses some of the science discoveries over the last month that, while fascinating, didn’t make the news. The include the finding that the universe is far more run-down that previously though, that crows are very good at recognising distinct people, Roman coins, the impact teachers can have on the […]

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