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Crows love cheeseburgers. And now they’re getting high cholesterol.

Like other successful urban wildlife, crows survive in part by eating our food. Often that means eating whatever they find in our trash, including processed foods not found in nature. (Learn why crows are among the smartest birds.)  Previous studies had found that wildlife in urban or heavily touristed areas, like house sparrows and rock iguanas, respectively, had elevated cholesterol levels.  Townsend set out to learn whether urbanized crows also had higher cholesterol levels than their rural cousins.  Read more.....

 

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