Gift-giving Crows

Wild crows are not known to create or display art. But they do occasionally leave behind objects like keys, lost earrings, bones, or rocks, for the people who feed them, a behavior that John Marzluff, a conservation ecologist and Swift’s colleague at the University of Washington, calls “gifting.” Many animals give gifts to members of their own species but crows and other corvids are the only ones known to give gifts to humans. As John Marzluff explains in the video, crows will do this for people who feed them a lot and pay attention to them or even rescue them.

Gift-giving crows – World’s Weirdest Events: Episode 5 – BBC Two

Why crows are leaving gifts for a woman in San Francisco

The man has been feeding the crow family for 4 years, and one day the birds surprised him with an un

Crows give gifts to Fairfield resident

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