The epic crow story is going viral on social media and people totally love its wholesome update
Here is the full story shared by the Oregon woman who got concerned about her crow friends attacking the neighbors
For centuries, crows have played bad guys in folklore and legends, so no wonder these large, intelligent, all-black birds with unique voices have long been seen as somewhat shadowy and suspicious. Their cultural associations with the macabre, like in Hitchcock’s horror thriller The Birds, have likely added to humans’ natural distrust of them.
However, the creatures are obnoxiously intelligent, maybe even more than we’d like to think. Due to their enormous intelligence, they can remember faces, names, and places. For example, members of the crow family, known as the corvids, are said to be among the top smartest birds on Earth.
Some are even capable of using tools, playing tricks, teaching each other new things, and even having “funerals.” In fact, according to scientists
, the crows in your neighborhood know your block better than you do.
Most incredibly, if you try feeding them, you may in fact befriend them. As your friendship grows, the crows will recognize not only you, but your car, house, and may even leave you trinkets in return.
And this is what people had to say about it
Researchers have recently found
that crows are capable of forming long-lasting memories of who can be trusted and who can’t with only one previous experience. After they learn who is to be trusted, they have that quintessential knowledge of separating people who are likely to feed or to shoot them.
Moreover, crows share the information gathered between them, making it spread way faster than it would if each bird had to learn on its own. That’s why their adapting skills are absolutely remarkable.
Later, the thread’s author posted this wholesome update melting everyone’s hearts
So if you’re thinking of befriending crows, your fastest way to their hearts is through the stomach. Just like all animals, these birds love munching on anything from fruit, vegetables, insects, berries, kibble, popcorn, kitchen scraps, and even roadkill. Crows are so open-minded about their diets since they are omnivorous scavengers.
But feeding crows takes a little more than simply throwing them some treats when you feel like it. In fact, you should establish a regular feeding schedule so that the birds know when to expect you. As smart as they are, they will likely tell the good news to fellow crow friends, and you’ll have a full-on army by your yard the next day.
Most importantly, never forget that these amazing birds are wild animals. Keep a safe distance, make sure you don’t get too close, and treat them with respect. Even after years of friendship, a crow will still be standoffish, but it’s better this way for both of you.
And this is what others had to add to the thread