News tagged with raven

Ravens cooperate—but not with just anyone

Ravens spontaneously solve a task that requires both coordination and cooperation—an ability that so far only a handful of species like chimpanzees and elephants have proved to master. A team of researchers led by Thomas ...

dateOct 07, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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'Divide and rule'—raven politics

Mythology has attributed many supernatural features to ravens. Studies on the cognitive abilities of ravens have indeed revealed that they are exceptionally intelligent. Ravens live in complex social groups and they can gain ...

dateOct 31, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Ravens rule Idaho's artificial roosts

A new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Idaho State University (ISU) explored how habitat alterations, including the addition of energy transmission towers, affect avian predators ...

dateAug 11, 2014 in Ecology
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