Crow vending machine skills ‘redefine intelligence’

I think these crows are smarter than some humans.

A small South Pacific island is home to a crow with remarkable abilities that have scientists hooked. New Caledonian crows make and use tools – including a kind of fishing hook. They can solve complex problems and have even been recorded capturing grubs by repeatedly poking them with a stick until they are so agitated, they bite.

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Photographer Captures Eagle and Fox Fighting Over Rabbit in Midair

Wow. I’d hope that I could react quickly enough to get a shot like this.

Wildlife photographer Kevin Ebi was out shooting a few days ago when he witnessed and photographed a crazy sight: a bald eagle and red fox fighting over a rabbit… in midair. While photographing the non-native foxes in San Juan Island National Historical Park on San Juan Island in Washington state, Ebi spotted a young red fox carrying a rabbit it had caught across a meadow.

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