Animal Intelligence

The New Caledonian crow is a clever tool-maker. Photo: SCMP

New Caledonian crow applies wide vision to tool-making

Biologists have figured out how the New Caledonian crow, a bird famed for using tools, does its party trick.

Corvus moneduloides, a native of France's South Pacific territory of New Caledonia, is one of the stars of the avian world.