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Unkindness of ravens

Look what the ravens did! Birds managed to, shall we say, aerate the lawn in front of our studios at the Cable House. They didn't get the memo that we were trying to keep things looking nice today. (KCAW photo by Ed Ronco)

A group of ravens is known collectively as an “unkindness,” and today they lived up to the term. The birds managed to, shall we say, aerate the lawn in front of our studios at the Cable House. This is common (if annoying) behavior for ravens, who are feasting on crane fly larvae they find in the lawn. Now if only we could teach them to operate a rake… (KCAW photo by Ed Ronco)

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