Skillful black birds

It is well-known the corvids are very intelligent and skillful. Scientists from the Department of Cognitive Biology are trying to find out how ravens share their knowledge among them. A group of biologists around Christine Schwab investigate in particular the animals' personalities and their relationships among them. In the Schönbrunn zoo - next to elephants and tigers - they test the clever birds in order to find out who is learning from whom.

Article in Der STANDARD (Susanne Strnadl) 1