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Behavioural Ecology Research Group

An August 2002 article from New Scientist details the intriguing findings of an Oxford research team working with New Caledonian crows. In it, readers are introduced to Betty, a crow that has "challenged the chimpanzee's reputation as the most proficient toolmaker in the animal world." This Web site is the homepage of the Behavioral Ecology Group at Oxford that works with Betty, along with other New Caledonian crows and European Starlings, in investigating "animal and human decision-making with the tools of experimental psychology and of evolutionary biology." This well-designed Web site provides and interesting and highly readable account of ongoing research in this field.
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Behavioral Ecology Research Group
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December 13th, 2002
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April 8th, 2003 at 10:23am
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April 8th, 2003 at 10:23am
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