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This revised and increased variation of Candace Savage’s best-selling booklet approximately ravens and crows is improved via extra work, drawings, and photographs, in addition to a desirable number of first-person tales and poems approximately notable encounters with crows. in a single tale, a pack of crows brilliantly thwarts an assault through a Golden Eagle; in one other, a mischievous crow rescues the writer from grief. And in a 3rd piece, after nursing a battered child crow again to overall healthiness until eventually it flies off with different crows, Louise Erdrich hauntingly describes her altered understanding as she listens for the “dark giggle” of crows whereas she works.

Based on 20 years of audacious study by means of scientists all over the world, the e-book additionally offers an exceptional, evidence-based glimpse into corvids’ highbrow, social, and emotional lives. yet even if seen during the lens of technological know-how, fantasy, or daily adventure, the result's regularly an identical. those birds are so smart—and so mysterious—they take your breath away.

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