Hawaiian crows ace tool-user test

Second corvid species shows knack for deftly groping with sticks to snag food

Hawaiian crow using stick to get treat

RARE BIRD  Hawaiian crows have just joined the short list of birds demonstrated to have a widespread, natural capacity for using tools, such as a stick for probing.

Ken Bohn/San Diego Zoo Global

This article is only available to Science News subscribers.

Subscribers, enter your e-mail address to access our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Science News is a nonprofit.

Support us by subscribing now.

More Stories from Science News on Animals

From the Nature Index

Paid Content