6 unbelievable facts about crows
Crows have a bad reputation and are often associated with bad omen. However, these birds are very clever and their natural ingenuity is really striking. Let's admire it together!
These birds are often underestimated. They can recognize people's faces and understand traffic lights. Some species make and modify hooks to extract insects. Are you ready to learn more?
#1 Crows are very creative
They easily adopt new feeding strategies, create and use different tools to get food. Crows can even make a nest out of wire hangers! These birds show great adaptability to make their life more comfortable.
#2 Crows have regional dialects
They can make about 20 calls! These calls have distinctions in different flocks.
#3 Young crows help to raise newborn
Crows are very social birds. They live in small family groups or in pairs. Young birds protect the nest from predators and feed their parents or newborn siblings.
#4 Crows understand traffic lights
This fact is really amazing. Crows use cars to crack nuts. Birds learned the way the traffic light works and throw nuts on the road. When a traffic light changes to red they fly down to take their favorite food.
#5 They recognize faces
There were several experiments that prove crows can remember people's faces. If a person was hostile they can identify him or her even 5 years later!
#6 Crows are family-oriented birds
They mate once for life and seem to be quite caring. Usually a crow stays with its family for a while and the rest of the day they spend with a flock with other individuals. In case of danger crows transmit information to the members of their family to warn them.
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