September 14, 2021

EP. 122 — The Spectacular Social Lives of Crows with Anne B. Clark

Crows may seem like garbage birds that only live to pick through trash on your street, but they’re actually some of the most intelligent animals on Earth, with complex social relations and a bona fide culture. On the show this week Anne B. Clark, Professor at Binghamton University joins Adam to talk about what makes these feathered friends so freaking fascinating!


FACT-122-20210910-Clark-RCv02-DYN.mp3 Speaker 1 [00:00:22] Hello everyone, welcome to Factually. I’m Adam Conover, thank you so much for joining me once again as I talk to an incredible expert about all the amazing things they know that you probably don’t know that I definitely don’t know, and both our minds get blown together. That’s how I’m introducing the show. I think it’s pretty good. I think it’s a pretty good description. Let’s jump in to this episode. I might have mentioned this on the show at some point, but I am a bird watcher now. I watch birds. OK, get over it. That’s what I do. I’m not going to stop just because you don’t like it. It’s a hobby that I took up in one of the earlier stages of the pandemic, and I fucking love it. It’s an incredible way to spend time outside without wondering, ‘OK, what do I do now?’ You know what I mean? You go outside, you’re like, ‘It’

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