Are crows smarter than chimpanzees? Do ravens collaborate with cougars to kill their prey? And how is a raven different to a crow, anyway? “Why is a Raven Like a Writing Desk?” is an essay that considers corvid intelligence and its implications – what it means for us when a crow displays traits previously thought of as human. Published in issue 15 of The Lifted Brow, a bimonthly magazine of curios, the essay is available in print and online. Aden also had a micro-review of A Difficult Young Man by Martin Boyd published in issue 14 of The Lifted Brow.
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