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8 Things We Can Learn From Crows

A few months ago, I saw a work of art that touched me, and I did something I’d never done before. I reached out to the artist via the Internet and introduced myself to her. The next thing I knew, Judy Lane and I were meeting for coffee, and I discovered that, like me, she… Continue Reading

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  1. While crows may indeed mate for life, they may be mated like the wolves, swans, great blue tits, chimps and other so-called “monogamous” animals mentioned in Barash and Lipton’s The Myth of Monogamy. Once scientists started comparing the DNA of assumed dads and kids of some of these species they discovered that the very discreet females of many pairs sought “extra pair copulations.” So pairing for life is no proof of paternity.

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