The bird who might beat you at chess

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Whoever uses “birdbrain” as a term of abuse ought to think again — at least when it comes to crows.

This BBC video documents the problem-solving prowess of the Corvid clan, one of which can work out an eight-step procedure without losing any of his tools, each of which he has to discover and retrieve. I was impressed! Maybe we should worry less about being out-foxed than out-crowed. Click below or go to the original YouTube video.

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