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Crows will collect garbage at a French historical theme park

Specially trained crows will pick up cigarette ends and rubbish at Puy du Fou park

  • September 15, 2018 20:30
  • Author Olya Georgieva
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Voted the world's best park, Puy du Fou offers a multitude of great shows and adventures for the whole family. There is one more thing that makes the French historical theme park special. Six crows were specially trained to pick up cigarette ends and rubbish there.

Rooks, a member of the crow family of birds that also includes the carrion crow, jackdaw and raven, are considered to be “particularly intelligent” and in the right circumstances “like to communicate with humans and establish a relationship through play”. The birds will be encouraged to spruce up the park through the use of a small box that delivers a tasty nugget of bird food each time the rook deposits a cigarette end or small piece of rubbish.

Source: The Local