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Researchers Say Crows Are at Head of Avian Class

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Researchers Say Crows Are at Head of Avian Class

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Researchers Say Crows Are at Head of Avian Class

Researchers Say Crows Are at Head of Avian Class

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According to an article published in the latest issue of Science, crows are among the standouts: They make tools, have great memories and have remarkable recognition ability. In fact, a few types of birds demonstrate a thinking capacity that belies the pejorative term "bird-brained." NPR's Jon Hamilton reports.