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Why Crows and Ravens are the smartest birds in the world

July 15, 2020

Yes, they’re smart. They have the facts on their side. But are they as smart as that African Grey Parrot who consistently outwits Harvard students?

Seven Reasons why Crows and Ravens are the smartest birds in the world
ZME Science | by Tibi Puiu | July 10, 2020

Humans often like to relish the fact that they’re the most intelligent creatures in the animal kingdom. Sure, a generous brain-to-body-mass ratio can be a nice ego boost, but let’s not kid ourselves. After all, there are birds that act more reasonably and in cleverer ways than some humans, I know personally. That may sound like an exaggeration, but wait until you learn what corvids, particularly crows and ravens, are capable of pulling off.

Embedded within the ZME Science blog article are four videos.

Here’s one of them, but go to theto see the rest.

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