Date: 10/31/17 6:02 pm From: Paul Bannick <paul.bannick...> Subject: Re: [Tweeters] re crow playing
i was surprised and enchanted by watching two different groups of Northern Hawk Owls play on four separate occasions, photos and story to be published.....
On Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 5:55 PM, <kristinstewart01...> wrote:
> And Ravens also, along with many other species of critters! I agree with > Lonnie and Margaret! > > Kristin Stewart > Olympia > > Sent from my iPad > > On Oct 31, 2017, at 2:21 PM, Lonnie Somer <mombiwheeler...> wrote: > > 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 > <mombiwheeler...> > > 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 >> _______________________________________________ >> Tweeters mailing list >> <Tweeters...> >> http://mailman1.u.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo/tweeters >> > > _______________________________________________ > Tweeters mailing list > <Tweeters...> > http://mailman1.u.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo/tweeters > > > _______________________________________________ > Tweeters mailing list > <Tweeters...> > http://mailman1.u.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo/tweeters > >