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Bird brains the intelligence of crows, ravens, magpies, and jays by Candace Sherk Savage

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Psychology,
  • Animal intelligence,
  • Corvidae

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-132) and index.

Other titlesIntelligence of crows, ravens, magpies, and jays
StatementCandace Savage
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL696.P2367 S28 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 136 pages
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26966013M
ISBN 101771644257, 1771644265
ISBN 109781771644259, 9781771644266
OCLC/WorldCa1045066702

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