Nearly Extinct Bird Found To Use Tools

The New Caledonian crow, now extinct in the wild, has been observed in captivity foraging sticks with which to extract food from narrow crevices, sophisticated tool use on par with that of the great apes. What do you think?

“What an incredibly interesting detail to remember them by after they’re gone.”

Evelyn Townsend • Toothpick Packager


“Incredible. The crows in our neighborhood just do boring stuff like cluster atop trees and wait.”

Cory Schiff • Font Consultant

“Can they get the rest of the peanut butter out of this pencil sharpener?”

Hal Skelton • Backup Physician