As we’ve discussed before, crows are smart little buggers. Despite having a head the size of an apricot, crows have shown the ability to use advanced causal reasoning. Basically, crows are able to think like scientists, using cause and effect to solve complex puzzles.
How complex are we talking? Well, crow specialist Dr. Alex Taylor recently challenged one of his subjects, a wild crow nicknamed 007, with a very tricky eight-step puzzle. No animal of any kind has ever been presented with such a challenging puzzle before, and 007 solved it with no sweat off his feathery back. Check out the amazing feat below…
I’m not ashamed to admit that if presented with the same puzzle I’d probably just stare blankly at it for a few minutes before trying to break into the food box by bashing it with my shoe.