Sam Crowe on February 18th, 2018

Be a scientist for a week and learn how to contribute to science at home. June 10┬áto 15, 2018 Act now if you want to register for a new program on Audubon’s Hog Island this summer. I have been to the area and it is beautiful and the programmers offered receive rave reviews. Here’s info […]

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Sam Crowe on February 6th, 2018

The New Caledonian crow is the only non-human animal known to craft hooked tools in the wild, but the ecological benefit of these relatively complex tools remains unknown. Here, we show that crows acquire food several times faster when using hooked rather than non-hooked tools, regardless of tool material, prey type and extraction context. This […]

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