Crafty crow solves complex multi-step puzzle
As if I needed a new reason to fear crows, this bird comes along.
Many of us probably think of birds as dumb, but one expert has set out to prove us wrong.
In a special for the BBC, Dr. Alex Taylor set up an eight-step puzzle for a crow to solve in order to get an edible reward, The Huffington Post reported.
Apparently, that's not a problem for the crow, who has been dubbed "007," and for good reason.
After analyzing the puzzle for only a few seconds, 007 takes off and goes about solving the puzzle in just a few minutes.
Taylor called the crow "one of the smartest" he's seen in captivity and the puzzle as "one of the most complex tests of the animal mind ever."
Lauren Berkley, Web Editor