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Crows ‘hooked’ on fast food

New Caledonian crows extract prey faster with complex hooked tools.

22 January 2018Research

Crafty crows know what it takes to make a good tool

New study provides surprising insights into how crows manufacture their hooked foraging tools

7 December 2017Research

Tropical crow species is highly skilled tool user

Hawaiian crow joins illustrious club of animal master tool users

14 September 2016Research

Tool-bending birds prompt ‘clever crow’ rethink

Surprising discovery sheds new light on Betty-the-crow’s iconic wire-bending feat

10 August 2016Research

When crows connect

Scientists explore how tool-use skills might spread among New Caledonian crows

4 November 2015Research

Careful crows watch their tools

Researchers at the University of St Andrews have discovered that crows, like humans, store their tools when they don’t need them.

20 May 2015Research

Canny crows know their tools

Research finds that crows are more fussy about their tools than previously thought

7 October 2013Research

Socialising – while the crow flies

New technology has allowed the social networking of crows to be mapped.

11 September 2012Research