Bird’s-eye view: Why crows thrive in the urban jungle
In an age of booming cities, rising temperatures, and vanishing wildlife, there’s at least one critter that’s doing just fine: the humble crow. But if it weren’t for us, they wouldn’t have it nearly so good. Find out why in this video:
Hooked on crows? Click here for an hour-long Nature special on these bird brains.
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