These Birds May Rival Chimps In Their Intelligence

Corvids, the family of birds that includes crows and ravens, give a whole new meaning to the term “bird brain.”
They show the same level of self-regulation when faced with potential rewards as chimps do, according to a study published last week in the journal Royal Society Open Science — suggesting that these birds may be just as clever as chimps, despite having smaller brains.
Scientists have long known that brain size alone is not a measure of intelligence, and the international team of researchers behind this new study argues that intelligence may be related to the brain’s structure and how many neurons

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