Study Shows Crows Are Capable of Recursion, a Communication Skill Thought to Be Distinctively Human

Study Shows Crows Are Capable of Recursion, a Communication Skill Thought to Be Distinctively Human

Crows are one of the most misunderstood creatures in the animal kingdom. Crows are incredibly smart and creative, and this new report shows just how intelligent they are. Recursive sentences are a key part of language, and researchers have long wondered if animals can grasp this concept. Recursion is what allows us to form long […]

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Animal populations experience average decline of almost 70% since 1970, report reveals

Animal populations experience average decline of almost 70% since 1970, report reveals

Earth’s wildlife populations have plunged by an average of 69% in just under 50 years, according to a leading scientific assessment, as humans continue to clear forests, consume beyond the limits of the planet and pollute on an industrial scale. From the open ocean to tropical rainforests, the abundance of birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles […]

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