Friday, 4 November 2022

Crows Perform Yet Another Skill Once Thought Distinctively Human

quote [ if the birds only learned that open brackets were at the beginning of the sequence and closed ones were at the end, you would expect an equal proportion of ( { ) } mismatched and correct responses. But, she says, her and her colleagues found that the crows chose more of the latter than the former, even with the more complex sequences of three pairs of brackets. ]

They may already code in Lisp.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@8:59amGMT]

Comments

rylex said @ 4:19pm GMT on 4th Nov [Score:1 Funny]
anyone else think the post was gonna be about crow felatio?
stv179 said @ 9:14am GMT on 4th Nov
Very smart birds. Can often be observe putting nuts on the road to be cracked by cars driving over them.
cb361 said[1] @ 10:52am GMT on 5th Nov [Score:1 Insightful]
They’re worth slightly more than half of one Morty.
cb361 said @ 10:38am GMT on 4th Nov
I wonder if I could sub-contract my job to some crows? India is a bit out of my price bracket.
mechanical contrivance said @ 1:58pm GMT on 4th Nov
Clever girl.

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