I hope to give you a new way to think about crows. Let’s start with one of the coolest discoveries: they make and use tools. Enter Betty, the New Caledonian crow.
Imagine if you had to do the courtship ritual of the albatross. Whew! The clip is sure to put a smile on your face.
It’s the chat! It’s the chat! We got the chat!”
The excitement was building in Bob’s voice with every word so that I found myself getting excited even though I couldn’t see a thing. We were a group of ten or so standing in a thicket in Central Park, binoculars trained on the trees. We had been stalking a bird the size of a grapefruit like it was Mick Jagger on tour.