By Candace Savage

ISBN-10: 1771640855

ISBN-13: 9781771640855

This revised and improved variation of Candace Savage’s best-selling ebook approximately ravens and crows is superior by means of extra work, drawings, and pictures, in addition to a desirable collection of first-person tales and poems approximately outstanding encounters with crows. in a single tale, a pack of crows brilliantly thwarts an assault via a Golden Eagle; in one other, a mischievous crow rescues the writer from grief. And in a 3rd piece, after nursing a battered child crow again to wellbeing and fitness till it flies off with different crows, Louise Erdrich hauntingly describes her altered wisdom as she listens for the “dark giggle” of crows whereas she works.

Based on twenty years of audacious examine through scientists around the globe, the ebook additionally offers an extraordinary, evidence-based glimpse into corvids’ highbrow, social, and emotional lives. yet no matter if considered in the course of the lens of technological know-how, fable, or daily adventure, the result's continuously an identical. those birds are so smart—and so mysterious—they take your breath away.

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