20 August 2008

Magpies

Magpies can recognize themselves in a mirror, scientists have found - the first time self-recognition has been observed in a non-mammal. Until relatively recently, humans were thought to be uniquely self-aware.

Also, Heckle and Jeckle, the original talking magpies.

1 comment:

The Nag said...

All this time I thought they were crows! Thanks for setting me straight.