Talk:2418: Metacarcinization

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Up until the moment I opened the video, I read every instance of "crow" in the comic and explanation as "cow"... Was a bit disappointed by the video! 19:39, 29 January 2021 (UTC)

I think the crow in the video is actually a hooded crow (Corvus cornix) rather than a jackdaw... 20:39, 29 January 2021 (UTC)

Good catch. 20:58, 29 January 2021 (UTC)

I think the crow in the video needs more training. Seems she's not really sure how the sledding works. -- Hkmaly (talk) 01:04, 30 January 2021 (UTC)

Coincidentally, I just heard about a pet/tame duck (called 'Duck') who is regularly bodysurfing with their human in Australia. No idea where crabs come into that. They've probably been eaten by the sharks, or poisoned/envenomated by almost every other creature in and around Australia. 04:34, 30 January 2021 (UTC)

hey! some of the sheep aren't! Helpimstuckinahole smith (talk) 05:47, 31 January 2021 (UTC)

Tool use is another trait that has independently evolved multiple times, in insects, cephalopods, fish, reptiles, birds, and mammals, presumably because it’s so useful. 06:36, 30 January 2021 (UTC)

Have a read of "Are we smart enough to know how smart animals are?" by Fran de Waal (W.W. Norton)

I too independently evolved into talking about carcinisation constantly. Hm. 00:12, 31 January 2021 (UTC)

Speaking of carcinisation, did you know that Squat Lobsters are a thing? These Are Not The Comments You Are Looking For (talk) 23:52, 31 January 2021 (UTC)