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Are New Caledonian Crows Smarter Than A First-Grader?
2014-07-28 03:42:16

UCSB researcher shows that New Caledonian crows can perform as well as 7- to 10-year-olds on cause-and-effect water displacement tasks

2014-07-16 23:10:09

Pact with Time Castle includes sizzling‐new adventures by 2Guns creator Steven Grant and illustrator extraordinaire Paul Gulacy. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July

2011-08-31 18:30:00

You can’t find evidence that you can’t see. FoxFury’s new Rook ALS LED kit makes it easier to find forensic evidence and finally settles the debate over best wavelength(s).

2010-01-11 06:45:00

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A.N. Group, LLC has announced the acquisition of the intellectual property rights to The Rook, the popular graphic story series created by W.B. DuBay and Budd Lewis. A.N.

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2009-08-06 15:50:00

Aesop's fables, which include the goose that laid the golden egg to the notorious race between the tortoise and the hare, are known for their moral lessons rather than their literal truth.

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2009-05-26 10:15:00

Researchers have learned that rooks have the ability to make and use tools in order to complete certain tasks.

2008-09-30 03:00:23

By Pescador, Rosete Kerbauy, Gilberto B; Kraus, Jane E; de Melo Ferreira, Wagner; Guerra, Miguel Pedro; de Cassia L Figueiredo- Ribeiro, Rita Abstract Comparative analysis of zygotic and somatic embryogenesis of Acca sellowiana showed higher amounts of sucrose, fructose, raffinose, and myo-inositol in zygotic embryos at different developmental stages than in corresponding somatic ones.


Latest Rook Reference Libraries

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2006-02-24 15:45:31

The Carrion Crow (Corvus corone) can be distinguished from the Common Raven by its size (48"“52 cm in length) and from the Hooded Crow by its black plumage. There is frequent confusion between it and the Rook. The beak is stouter and in consequence looks shorter, and whereas in the adult Rook the nostrils are bare, those of the crow are covered with bristle-like feathers, in both adults and juveniles. This species breeds in western and central Europe, with an allied race (C. c....

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2006-02-24 15:33:09

The Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix) is a Eurasian species in the genus of crows. It is so similar in structure and habits to the Carrion Crow that some authorities consider them to be merely geographical races of one species. It wasn't until 2002 that the bird was elevated to full species status. It breeds in northern and eastern Europe, and closely allied specimens inhabit southern Europe and western Asia. Where their ranges overlap (as in northern Britain, Germany and Siberia) their hybrids...

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2006-02-24 12:25:52

PHOTO CAPTION: American Crow True crows are in the genus Corvus. They are large passerine birds. All temperate continents (except South America) and several offshore and oceanic islands (including Hawaii) have representatives of the 40 or so members of this genus. Crows in the genus (Corvus) appear to have evolved in central Asia and spread out into North America (including Mexico), Africa, Europe, and Australia. The latest evidence, however, appears to point towards an Australasian...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.