Crow Kill in Massachusetts

CROWS KILLED





Researchers for the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority found


over 200 dead crows near greater Boston recently, and there


was concern that they may have died from Avian Flu. A Bird


Pathologist examined the remains of all the crows, and, to


everyone's relief, confirmed the problem was definitely NOT


Avian Flu. The cause of death appeared to be vehicular impacts.





However, during the detailed analysis it was noted that varying


colors of paints appeared on the bird's beaks and claws. By


analyzing these paint residues it was determined that 98% of the


crows had been killed by impact with trucks, while only 2% were


killed by an impact with a car.





MTA then hired an Ornithological Behaviorist to determine if


there was a cause for the disproportionate percentages of truck


kills versus car kills.





The Ornithological Behaviorist very quickly concluded the cause:


when crows eat road kill, they always have a look-out crow in a


nearby tree to warn of impending danger. They discovered that


while all the lookout crows could shout "Cah", not a single one


could shout "Truck."
 

Outrider

Member
OK Chuck, you got me. :) I had no idea where that one was headed, though locating it in Massachusetts should have given me a hint. Good one.
 

fastbraden11

FAST N LOUD
LOL,thats right there
 

Bonanza

New member
In a related topic the Obama administration has declared all vehicles that are painted black as "Assault Trucks" and will no longer be allowed on American roadways.
 
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