Friday’s Issue

WASHINGTON (AP) - Betty was hungry, but the food was out of reach and the tool needed to get at it had been swiped by a bully. What to do? Grab some wire, bend it into a hook, and get the food. Betty may be a crow, but she's no birdbrain. And she repeated the success over and over, using bent wires to pull the small bucket of food up by its handle. Her exploits are reported in Friday's issue of the journal Science.

And, when I was through I filled up my shoe And brought it to you. And you, you took me in, You loved me then You never wasted time. And I, I never took much, I never asked for your crutch. Now don't ask for mine.

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