[extropy-chat] high tech birds

MB mbb386 at main.nc.us
Wed Oct 18 17:18:31 UTC 2006

> Then I happened to look straight up and sitting on a
> telephone wire some 60 feet above my head was a raven
> with his head cocked to the side looking down at me
> with one eye. From the way it was looking at me I am
> quite certain that it had been hoping to trade a stale
> biscuit for some warm unconcious not-quite-carrion.
> I was rather impressed by this feat of bird
> intelligence but also just a little disturbed.

Indeed. Note this old painting:


No doubt the eyes would be the first target, and then the meal could be finished at
leisure... :(


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