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This is the Eurasian Magpie and the expansion of its nidopallium is approximately the same in its relative size as the brain of humans
The cognitive prowess of the Eurasian magpie is regarded as proof that corvid and primate intelligence evolved independently. This is demonstrated by the use of tools, the capacity to conceal and preserve food throughout the year, episodic memory, and the ability to predict the behavior of conspecifics based on personal experience.
The Magpie's ability to cut their food in accordance with the size of their young is another sign of intelligence.
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Did you know that magpies have been shown counting to eat in captivity, mimicking human speech, and routinely utilizing equipment to clean their own cages? Even when hunting other birds and fending against predators in the wild, they organize into gangs and employ sophisticated tactics.
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