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FaithFool posted 7/27/2013 13:11 PM

Researchers for the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority found over 200 dead crows near greater Boston recently, and there was concern they may have died from Avian Flu. A bird pathologist examined the remains of all the crows, and to everyone's relief, confirmed the problem was definitely NOT Avian Flu. The cause of death appeared to be vehicular impacts.

However, during the detailed analysis it was noted that varying colors of paints appeared on the bird's beaks and claws. By analyzing these paint residues it was determined that 98% of the crows had been killed by impact with trucks, while only 2% were killed by an impact with a car.

MTA then hired an ornithological behaviorist to determine if there was a cause for the disproportionate percentages of truck kills versus car kills.

The ornithological behaviorist very quickly concluded the cause: When crows eat road kill, they always have a look-out crow in a nearby tree to warn of impending danger.

The conclusion was that while all the lookout crows could say "Cah", none could say "Truck".

really trying posted 7/27/2013 13:18 PM

funny FF!

imagoodwitch posted 7/27/2013 13:20 PM

Omg, you're killing me here!

sad12008 posted 7/27/2013 13:42 PM

lynnm1947 posted 7/27/2013 13:47 PM

Thank God I wasn't drinking anything!

DragnHeart posted 7/27/2013 17:06 PM

I just scared my kids because I burst out laughing...

caregiver9000 posted 7/27/2013 17:23 PM

FF, that is funny!!

because the laughing smileys didn't convey that already...

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