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A Murder of Crows

What exactly killed the crows? A series of images at imgur tells the story of an avian investigation. It’s a fine example of how science works, and how researchers must learn to shift gears when evidence leads off in another direction. I apologize for the presentation of captioned pictures instead of text, but there is no single news link that gives all the facets to the story. -via reddit


Over a certain velocity of a car or aircraft, birds cannot distinguish the speed of a vehicle in order to get out of the way.http://wtop.com/science/2015/01/birds-badly-misjudge-speed-cars-planes/
However, other research had determined that they were able to learn that certain highways have higher speeds and so they take off further away from cars in these areas in order to account for their lack of interpretation of the car's speed.
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