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Cat-Crow Friendship

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Post by Margaret » Mon October 24th, 2011, 3:14 am

These are not my pets, but this video is irresistible, and this thread seemed like the best place to share it: Unlikely Friends
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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Mon October 24th, 2011, 6:08 am

That's one of my favorite youtubes ever!

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Post by Misfit » Mon October 24th, 2011, 9:16 am

Wow. Unlikely friends indeed.
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Post by parthianbow » Mon October 24th, 2011, 11:51 am

Absolutely astonishing! Thanks for posting, Margaret.

Interestingly, crows and others in the corvid family are noted for their intelligence - and sense of humour. Ravens have been seen on many occasions sliding down snowy children's slides - on their backs! Now there's no other reason to do that than to enjoy oneself.... :)
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Post by Brenna » Mon October 24th, 2011, 1:32 pm

Precious..made my day for sure!
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Post by fljustice » Mon October 24th, 2011, 2:57 pm

Thanks for the link, Margaret. Wonderful way to start the day. Many researchers are disputing the insult of "bird-brain." It turns out that birds in general are intelligent and certain species highly so. But a bird that feeds a kitten? I didn't see that coming!

Added later: This must be the day for odd animal friends. Ran across this video about an elephant and dog on a friend's FB wall:

https://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=410861091927
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Post by Margaret » Tue October 25th, 2011, 6:14 am

Ravens have been seen on many occasions sliding down snowy children's slides - on their backs!
Wow - I knew corvids were intelligent, but I never heard this one!

And the elephant-dog friendship made me all misty-eyed.
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Post by Vanessa » Tue October 25th, 2011, 8:10 am

That's amazing!

We have both dogs and cats and some people find it amazing that they get on well with each other. I often find them snuggled up together.
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Post by erechwydd » Sat November 12th, 2011, 6:38 pm

That's a great video, it's lovely to see something like that. :)
Ravens have been seen on many occasions sliding down snowy children's slides - on their backs!
Crows do this too - last winter the youngster belonging to our two local crows starting sliding down a neighbour's snowy roof. It also had a penchant for hanging upside-down from a particular TV aerial...

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