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People Share Amazing Examples Of How Smart Crows Are, And Some Are Hard To Believe
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People Share Amazing Examples Of How Smart Crows Are, And Some Are Hard To Believe

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Did you know that a group of crows is called a murder? Or that crows actually recognize faces and can even hold a grudge on you? And what about their incredible intelligence? These outstanding birds are able to read traffic lights, they have different dialects that they can change, and when they die, their neighbors sometimes even hold a funeral for the bird. Sounds pretty cool, right?

Well, as it turns out, we are not the only ones to be amazed by these birds and their incredible abilities. One Tumblr user was so surprised by the personality that crows possess, she wrote an entire post about them. Her popular musings have started a thread where people also shared their encounters with these magnificent birds.

Scroll down to read these captivating stories yourself, and don’t forget to tell us what you think in the comments!

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Did you know that crows are quite similar to humans and visit their aging parents many years after they have left the nest?

In fact, one user was so amazed by these birds, she decided to write an entire Tumblr post dedicated to their intelligence

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And so it began a Tumblr thread where people shared their experiences with these incredible creatures

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Image credits: betheothergirl

This user even managed to ‘adopt’ a crow

Image credits: rassoey

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Image credits: rassoey

But one particular text stood out the most

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Watch this video to see how intelligent these birds actually are!

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Zanthe
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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That last story was so cute. I now see crows differently than I did before.

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Amanda Raynes
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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Sad depressed and new to town with no one i knew i walked up to my local church with my two kids. Walking up i saw three of the largest most majestic crows on a branch directly facing us that we would have to pass under to get to the picbic table there. I could sense them studying us and watching our every move. They bagan to converse with one another and stayed on branch until we left. They followed me home that day. Like they could sense how depressed and lost i felt. They began making appearences in my yars and at my back door. I began feeding them and they would sit spread in the giant maple and surronding trees out back. When i began feeding them they would wake me or caw relentlessly for me to feed them. They would follow us through town while we walked to do our errands. They sat quietly in the trees and would caw onpy if i was alone when my ex was sick of cancer and dying as though they heard him express his discomfort at their presense. They have brought many many more friends

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Neha Jawale-Bhorge
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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Crows are the most amazing of all birds. Not only are they smart at devising tools but they have also been observed to have cultural habits just like humans..

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Bunzilla
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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I think all members of the Corvid family are smart, they're incredible birds. Kind of gives new meaning to the term 'bird brain'.

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Zanthe
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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That last story was so cute. I now see crows differently than I did before.

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Amanda Raynes
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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Sad depressed and new to town with no one i knew i walked up to my local church with my two kids. Walking up i saw three of the largest most majestic crows on a branch directly facing us that we would have to pass under to get to the picbic table there. I could sense them studying us and watching our every move. They bagan to converse with one another and stayed on branch until we left. They followed me home that day. Like they could sense how depressed and lost i felt. They began making appearences in my yars and at my back door. I began feeding them and they would sit spread in the giant maple and surronding trees out back. When i began feeding them they would wake me or caw relentlessly for me to feed them. They would follow us through town while we walked to do our errands. They sat quietly in the trees and would caw onpy if i was alone when my ex was sick of cancer and dying as though they heard him express his discomfort at their presense. They have brought many many more friends

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Neha Jawale-Bhorge
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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Crows are the most amazing of all birds. Not only are they smart at devising tools but they have also been observed to have cultural habits just like humans..

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Bunzilla
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5 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I think all members of the Corvid family are smart, they're incredible birds. Kind of gives new meaning to the term 'bird brain'.

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