5 facts about ravens
These black-feathered birds have always attracted people by their beauty, intelligence and unconventional behavior. Read on to find out 5 surprising facts about ravens.
#1 They're empathetic to each other
Besides being quite naughty to other species, ravens don't hesitate to show concern for each other. They can make friends and remember the bird which was good to them for at least 3 years. When a raven's friend gets in trouble or loses a fight, they console and cheer up their unhappy pal.
#2 They live long
In the wild, ravens can live up to be 20 years old, and in captivity they can get as old as 40 years.
#3 Ravens are highly adaptable
They feel comfortable in various habitats: forests, deserts, mountains and snowy regions. Ravens are omnivorous and can eat fish, meat, insects (including dead organisms) and even garbage.
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#4 They steal food to survive
Ravens see nothing wrong with stealing food from other animals, moreover, they work together like professionals! While one raven is distracting the target, the other snatches everything they need.
#5 They can imitate all kinds of sounds and noises
Ravens mimic other animals' sounds to trick them in order to steal their food. They also use this talent to escape or scare their enemies off.
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