Crow

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Introduction1

Discovery of species-wide tool use in the Hawaiian crow (Nature)

Dictionary

crow : any of various large usually entirely glossy black passerine birds (family Corvidae and especially genus Corvus) — Webster See also OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary

Encyclopedia

crow : any of various large usually entirely glossy black passerine birds (family Corvidae and especially genus Corvus). — Wikipedia

Encyclopædia Britannica

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Innovation

Science

Shaping of Hooks in New Caledonian Crows (A. A. S. Weir, J. Chappell, A. Kacelnik, Science, 2002)
Video: Aesop’s Fable – or fact? Meet the world’s cleverest bird (Times Online)

Portal

General Information about Crows (All About Birds)
BBC wildlife Finder, Carrion crow

American Crow (All About Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology)
Crow Information (Kevin McGowan, Cornell Lab of Ornithology)
Crow FAQ (Kevin McGowan, Cornell Lab of Ornithology)

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Preservation

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Quotation

Quotations Page

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Participation

Education

Community

News

Phys.org, NPR Archives

Government

USA.gov

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Expression

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Music

Song Lyrics

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