Crows are super smart, they remember faces, they have been observed dropping nuts at busy intersections, then waiting for cars to drive over them to crack them open. Lesley the Bird Nerd shared this video on Youtube!
Crows belong to the smartest bird family on the planet, Corvids! They are fun, interesting and intelligent. Sometimes they bring gifts to people that have befriended them and they never forget a face, a good or bad one! Lots of people love them but many hate them too. It’s thought they destroy corn crops and spread the West Nile virus but actually, this isn’t true. Crows are misunderstood birds that need some love!
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