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Overall Meaning - Magpies and Social Cognition

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The Thief in the Mirror, Frans B. M de Waal

De Waal, Frans B. M. "The Thief in the Mirror." PLOS Biology (2008): n. pag. Journals.plos.org. Web. 20 Mar. 2016.

According to the article, why do Magpies have more of a need for social cognition than other birds?

A

Because they are very social birds and need to adjust to fit in with other groups.

B

Because they are very thievish birds and need to adjust to fit in with other groups.

C

Because they are very social birds and need to anticipate the behavior of other birds.

D

Because they are very thievish birds and need to anticipate the behavior of other birds.