British Wildlife 20.6 August 2009

Through a naturalist’s eyes

"It's official! Rooks are not only very intelligent but rival Chimpanzees in their ability to make and use tools. Back in May, there was a small media flurry with the publication of experiments in which hand-reared Rooks bent a length of wire into a hook to retrieve inaccessible food. You can even watch one in action on the Web (Google 'rook wire')."

The folk-names of invertebrates Climate change and the high Cairngorms: reality and hyperbole
Scroll to Top