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Over the last 20 years researchers studying corvids noticed signs that hinted the creatures might be able to plan as well.
Can corvids and apes plan for the future and think about other minds because those abilities are shared way back on the family tree, where mammals shared a last common ancestor with birds?
So did corvids and apes arrive at their sophisticated intelligence in totally different ways or based on similar factors and principles?
About the same time, researchers noticed that birds known as corvids—which include jays, crows, and ravens—also showed signs of planning.
A 2016 study published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences offered further insight into how corvids perform functions similar to apes and chimps using only their little walnut-sized brains.
In the wild, where ravens don't rely upon a bread and cheese economy, the study offers insights into how corvids' complex social structure evolved.
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Origin and Etymology of corvid
First Known Use: circa 1909See Words from the same year
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