Crow playing on the rooftop snow

January 22, 2012 | By | Reply More

I’m always on the lookout for images of non-human animals using tools. A recent example, including a photo of a gorilla using a stick to test the depth of river water during a crossing. But also consider this crow:

And speaking of amazing animals, consider this finding regarding rats:

The often maligned rodents go out of their way to liberate a trapped friend, a gregarious display that’s driven by empathy, researchers conclude in the Dec. 9 Science.


Category: Culture, nature

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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