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

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

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

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Shaping of Hooks in New Caledonian Crows (A. A. S. Weir, J. Chappell, A. Kacelnik, Science, 2002)
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