Clever crows found to solve puzzles

  • 27 March 2014
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Scientists think that crows are as good at solving problems as a seven year old kids!

New research into New Caledonian crows has found they can work out complicated logic puzzles - to get their beaks on tasty treats.

Crows are the only animals apart from primates like apes and humans that are known to use tools.

And they don't stop there - they use a scientific principle called displacement - as Ayshah explains.

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Dr Lucy Cheke from Cambridge University explains how clever crows are

But how clever are crows compared to other animals?

Well in the clip above Dr Lucy Cheke from Cambridge University explains how clever crows are compared to other animals.