Date: 10/31/17 2:25 pm
From: Lonnie Somer <mombiwheeler...>
Subject: Re: [Tweeters] re crow playing
Well, shouting down from the great heights of egotism, I have to say that I
actually agree with you. I've been around non-human animals all of my
life, and I've never doubted that many animals play for the shear enjoyment
of it, including crows.

Lonnie Somer
Seattle
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On Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 11:20 AM, Margaret Sandelin <msand47...>
wrote:

> Re Lonnie Somer's posting about the crow "playing", it is the height of
> egotism to think only humans play and to say we are anthropomorphizing if
> an animal or bird does something we think only we do. Over the last many
> decades there has been many studies to indicate that animals and birds
> (especially crows and raven) do thing we think only we do and seem to have
> some of the same "emotions". And if you get right down to it, humans
> "play" for many useful and practical reason.
> Margaret Sandelin
> Seattle
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