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The Crow Road Explained

Submitted by Tyee Staff, 10 Sep 2013

 

Every night a highway of crows flies from Downtown Vancouver to Burnaby. They fly together, thousands of them, making the commute home to roost after a hard day's hard work scavenging and playing pranks on humans. Given the way the skies are darkening more and more around 5 p.m., it seems they are increasing in numbers. Their success, according Greg Hanscom in this video by Grist magazine, is in direct proportion to ours. Check it out and learn what happens when a researcher puts on a scary mask and tries to catch a few.

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