Bad news, everyone: Tool use has been observed in crocodiles

Birds get a lot of attention for their use of tools. Clever animals, birds. But non-avian reptiles are capable of equally complex behaviors. Recent observations of crocodiles and alligators have revealed that both use twigs as hunting lures. A poetic twist: The sticks are used to lure birds. (WHO'S THE CLEVER ONE,… »12/02/13 4:40pm12/02/13 4:40pm