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Bird Video: The “Caw” of a Crow and the “Kraa” of a Raven

Bird Video: The “Caw” of a Crow and the “Kraa” of a Raven

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 26, 2017 2

Ever since I read Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven” in junior high school, the bird has fascinated me. Corvids, such as ravens and crows, are among the smartest of all birds and have

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A New Movement: Personhood for All Animals

A New Movement: Personhood for All Animals

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 30, 2016 3

Black Lives Matter. Blue Lives Matter. Veterans Matter. You could probably name a dozen other organizations that work to convince us that all human lives have value. And while most of us can probably

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Video: Could a Parrot Be a Credible Murder Trial Witness?

Video: Could a Parrot Be a Credible Murder Trial Witness?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 23, 2016 0

We’re always delighted when we find evidence of extreme intelligence in the “others,” such as when we learn that crows crack nuts open by using passing cars and gorillas dismantle snares to thwart poachers.

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Video: A Crow Invents a Sled

Video: A Crow Invents a Sled

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 15, 2014 1

The intelligence of crows has been well documented by researchers, and it seems that we’re constantly amazed at their abilities. What’s even more astonishing, however, is when ordinary people like you and me catch

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Video: Crows, the Ultimate Problem Solvers

Video: Crows, the Ultimate Problem Solvers

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 20, 2014 51

Given all the research that has been conducted on domestic and wild animals, we shouldn’t be surprised at how “intelligent” they are. Yet, evidence of their mental abilities still has the capacity to astound

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The Top 25 Most Intelligent Non-Human Animals

The Top 25 Most Intelligent Non-Human Animals

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 9, 2014 17

I’m always a little wary of smart animal lists for two reasons. The first is that I know without a doubt that my greyhound, Chic, is the smartest dog in the world, yet greyhounds

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