Are crows the ultimate problem solvers?
Wild crows inhabiting the city use it to their advantage:
Scientists have also discovered crows can count up to 3. Weren’t human primitives so too ? In Chinese, English, French, etc, anything up to 3 is equivalent to many.
Crows are ugly black birds, found commonly in the hawker centers here scrounging left over food on the tables or rubbish dumps. They are good children with strong filial piety, bringing food back to feed old parents. Below is a Tang dynasty poem by Bai Juyi 白居易 (800AD) praising the crows: