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Blame The Crow

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Margaret Holland
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Crows and their cousins - Ravens, Magpies, Jackdaws, Rooks, Jays and others - are among the cleverest birds in the world. Some even use tools, including a lit cigarette!

A Rook, like the one pictured, allegedly set fire to the thatched roof of Anne Hathaway's historic cottage in England. And all because it had an itch...

Find out more on BirdNote just before the 9 o'clock news on Saturday morning on VPR!